Only 35% of U.S. eSports fans play games on PC

By Matt Martin
3 November 2015 09:59 GMT

A new study has revealed the playing habits of eSports fans in the U.S.


A new study has debunked the theory that the majority of eSports fans play games on PC.

According to number crunchers at Nielsen, only 35 percent of eSports fans play on PC, with three out of every four favouring consoles.

Nearly half of those console fans play games on Xbox one, PS4 or Wii U, unsurprisingly.

Also of interest from the data: 10 percent of eSports fans don’t play games at all.

Here’s a handy graphic summing up the numbers:


Neilsen’s survey is based on a sample of 1,200 players.

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