Study – 64% of China’s 180 million gamers pay to play each month

Tuesday, 3rd April 2012 20:32 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

A study polling 500 people conducted by Niko Partners had found that 64% of China’s 180 million casual and core gamers pay for their pleasure each month, and the country is outpacing other countries in terms of money spent. The age of those playing games each month is up as well, with those ages 40 and up making up 10% of those surveyed, which suggested a rise in causal games, while the firm denoted a decline in core gamers – which consume over 22 hours of game time a week. Thanks, GI International.



  1. Erthazus


    I hope that some Chinese devs will start making good games in the future. Gaming is growing everyday.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Kalain

    Steph.. Pat to play? Sure thats’ right? :D

    #2 3 years ago
  3. LOLshock94

    and the rise for henati is on a rise more then ever, haha fags

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    Clearly Pat is always on Stephany’s mind. :P

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Stephany Nunneley

    Drat. My secret is out. :P

    #5 3 years ago
  6. GrimRita

    In some of these markets, dont games like FIFA actually come free, but with the MTs added in? Or they used to. Cant remember.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. loveaya

    @3,if u can’t spell correctly Hentai then just don’t use it. Otherwise u r just a crap.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. back_up

    because they cannot pirate MMO

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Maximum Payne

    @8 Actually you can
    Problem ? :trollface:

    #9 3 years ago
  10. back_up

    actually u can’t

    #10 3 years ago
  11. Maximum Payne

    @10 I can assure you WoW have pirated server look it up :D
    Also lot of those MMO’s are free.

    #11 3 years ago

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