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5 Charts That Explore the Ad Opportunities in Gaming Video and Esports

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Despite financial troubles among some esports and gaming video platforms, ad revenues will continue to grow for both media.
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Although gaming content in the US has exploded over the past decade and created a new market for advertisers, the industry has had a tough time in recent months. Many esports and gaming video content (GVC) companies are experiencing a downturn in investment and profit. But through it all, viewers and ad revenues continue to grow.

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  1. 1. Industry troubles won’t negatively affect esports or GVC viewer growth.
  2. 2. Esports ad revenue growth rates won’t contract until 2026.
  3. 3. GVC ad revenues will follow a similar growth trajectory.
  1. 4. Esports viewers aren’t defined by age.
  2. 5. A greater share of gamers have watched livestreamed games versus esports.
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First Published on May 24, 2023


Jessica Lis


Jennifer Jhun
Research Director, International and Special Projects
Andrew Spink
Forecasting Analyst
Yoram Wurmser
Principal Analyst
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