Deep Dive: Video Game Industry

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One industry that has been boosted by the COVID-lockdowns is the video game industry. With hundreds of millions of players around the world and some of the world’s biggest companies looking for ways to get involved, this is a fascinating industry to review.

We were joined by a member of the Equity Mates community, Ollie Powell, who took us through this industry in great detail. As we learnt in this episode, the video game industry is undergoing big structural changes and there will be some big winners and losers. By the end of this episode you’ll have a good understanding of what is changing and where this industry is going.

In this episode you will learn:

  • Background on the industry
  • How virtual reality and augmented reality are being adopted by the industry
  • Some of the most popular titles for consoles, PCs and mobile
  • The impact of COVID on the industry
  • The growing industry for viewing video games
  • The outlook for the industry and how its changing
  • Some of the major companies involved in the industry
  • A few different ETF options for the video games industry

Read Ollie’s written deep dive on the Equity Mates website here.


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