Digital Games Generated $127B in 2020

Gamers spent a lot of money on games last year,

SuperData's latest year in review report states that digital games spending grew 12% year-over-year in 2020  and generated $127 billion in total across mobile, PC, and console.

Mobile platforms generated $73.8 billion, consoles reached $19.7 billion, and PC generated $33.1 billion. The report also states gaming video content generated $9.3 billion, while XR spending brought in $6.7 billion.

The biggest part of the sum goes to free-to-play games which generated $98.4 billion (78% of the total $127 billion).

Premium games also grew 28% year-over-year thanks to sales of Doom Eternal, The Last of Us Part 2, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, and other successful games.

As for premium titles, SuperData shared a list of the top ten highest-earning games in 2020:

  1. Call of Duty Modern Warfare - $1.91 billion
  2. FIFA 20 - $1.08 billion
  3. Grand Theft Auto V - $911 million
  4. NBA 2K21 - $889 million
  5. NBA 2K20 - $771 million
  6. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - $678 million
  7. Animal Crossing: New Horizon - $654 million
  8. Cyberpunk 2077 - $609 million
  9. The Sims 4 - $462 million
  10. Doom Eternal - $454 million

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