Playing Games on Phones More Popular Than Playing on Consoles

Gamers play more on their phones than on consoles. Cult of Mac reported on a survey by trade body the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) that found 65 percent of American adults play video games, using a smartphone 60% of the time. By comparison, a console is used 49% of the time.  No wonder Apple launched Apple Arcade.

About half of all Americans use their phone to play games, according to 2019 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), an industry trade association. “Americans play video games to have fun, relieve stress, learn, and spend time with family,” said ESA acting President and CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis. “This innovative form of entertainment touches on every part of society and improves how we play, work, and live.

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One thought on “Playing Games on Phones More Popular Than Playing on Consoles

  • Yeah, no. This is typical spinning for who knows why – oh yeah, to induce more toy phone companies to invest in their games.
    To use the word “gamers” as people that play games on an iPhone is ridiculously disingenuous rather than “most people play games on phones”. Big difference. Real gamers have professional equipment and crazy fast Graphics chipsets, spend hours on at a time with games that simply couldn’t be rendered by a phone (all the 3d for example). I won’t even go into screen size……(oops I just did)
    I guess most authors use phones to write on, too – because everybody that has a phone does texting and email on them, right? 📺

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