The History of Gaming

  • Atari 2600 was the first gaming console, sold 27 million units propelled by Asteroids.
  • In the 1980’s, Pac-Man $2 billion in revenue and Nintendo changed everything
  • Today, there are 2.2 billion gamers worldwide playing against each other regardless of location
  • XBOX One and PS4 are nearing 100 million units sold
  • By 2020, mobile gaming will account for half of the gaming market
  • Average age of today’s gamer is 35

history of gaming


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