How much is the video game industry worth in 2019?

October 10, 2019

The very first video game ever released was Pong, a 2-dimensional tennis game released in 1958 by William Higinbotham. Since it was released, it shaped the entire video gaming industry we know today. The changes were so drastic that the video gaming industry has improved over the years and has grown ten folds now. To give you a general idea, the video game industry revenue in 1973 was recorded to have generated about $40 million U.S. dollars and over $17.7 billion U.S. dollars just 9 years later in 1982. It’s been 46 years now since the first video game was released so let’s look at how much is the video game industry worth now in 2019.

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