Games Live Streaming - Worldwide

  • Worldwide
  • The Games Live Streaming market is set to achieve a remarkable revenue of €12.65bn by 2024.
  • This projection indicates a promising annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2027) of 8.68%, leading to an estimated market volume of €16.24bn by 2027.
  • in the world, the number of users in this market is expected to reach 1.6bn users by 2027.
  • In terms of user penetration, the market will start at 17.0% in 2024 and is expected to reach 17.0% by 2027.
  • It is essential to note that in China will be the dominant contributor to the overall revenue in the Games Live Streaming market, generating €2,393.00m in 2024.
  • Moreover, the average revenue per user (ARPU) in this market segment is projected to be €9.60 in 2024.
  • This figure signifies the amount of revenue generated per user within the Games Live Streaming market.
  • Despite its global popularity, live streaming of games in China has seen a significant surge in viewership, making it the largest market in the world.

Key regions: United States, Europe, France, South Korea, China

Comparaison de régions

Analyst Opinion

Live streaming platforms, such as Twitch, have experienced significant growth in recent years and are becoming increasingly popular. Twitch is primarily known as a gaming streaming platform, and this trend is expected to continue. However, Twitch is also expanding into other categories such as music, talk shows, and creative content to diversify its offerings. The platform is facing increased competition from new entrants like Facebook Gaming and YouTube Gaming, but Twitch has multiple monetization options for streamers which makes it well-positioned in the market. To enhance the user experience, live streaming platforms are also incorporating more interactive features such as chatbots, polls, and other tools to engage audiences.

The Games live streaming market is growing due to several factors, including the increasing popularity of mobile gaming, the growth of esports, advancements in technology, and the accessibility and affordability of streaming tools. The rise of the internet and its increasing use as a source of entertainment has also driven growth in the market, as more people seek out gaming content and live streams. Additionally, the rise of social media has made it easier for content creators to reach and engage with their audiences, further boosting the growth of the Games live streaming market.

In terms of forecast, the live streaming market is expected to continue to experience strong growth in the coming years.


Data coverage:

Figures are based on company revenues, consumer spending, consumer spending on platforms, advertising spending, annual reports and funding data.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined by a Top-Down approach, based on a specific rationale for the market. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use reports, third-party studies, research companies. Next we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations such as GDP, consumer spending, internet penetration. This data helps us to estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the particular market. For example, the S-curve function and exponential trend smoothing are well suited to forecast digital products and services due to the non-linear growth of technology adoption. The main drivers are consumer spending per capita, level of digitalization, video gaming revenues.

Additional Notes:

The market is updated twice per year in case market dynamics change. Consumer Insights data is unbiased for representativeness.

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