Gamers make up more than a third of the world’s population

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This year, a resounding 2.96 billion people worldwide will play digital games, whether via console, computer, or mobile device, and that figure is poised to surpass 3 billion in 2022. That’s a lot of goals scored, blocks mined, and quests completed.