Africa Online Gaming Market (2021-2027) | industry, Worth, Revenue, Forecast, Trends, Analysis, Growth, Outlook & COVID-19 IMPACT

Market Forecast by Game Type (console, tablet, smartphone, downloaded, box PC and browser PC) and by Key Countries (Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and rest of Africa) and Competitive Landscape

Product Code: ETC053811 Publication Date: Jan 2021 Updated Date: Apr 2023 Product Type: Report
Publisher: 6Wresearch No. of Pages: 200 No. of Figures: 90 No. of Tables: 30

Latest 2023 Developments of the Africa Online Gaming Market

The Africa Online Gaming Market is accomplishing growth and it will continue to accomplish more success as the market has been providing the best experience to people willing to play games. It is owing to the rising popularity of mobile gaming, internet penetration, and the popularity as well as the adoption of esports that the sector is growing effortlessly. One of the most popular forms of online gaming in Africa is mobile gaming. The rise of the internet and smartphones has made gaming accessible to more people, especially in nations with low PC as well as console penetration rates. In Africa, esports are growing faster. The Africa Esports Championship brings together gamers from around the region in order to compete in games like Fortnite and FIFA. The Africa Online Gaming Industry is attracting investment from local as well as international companies.

Many nations in the region are starting to regulate the online gaming sector. For instance, in 2021, Kenya's Betting Control, as well as Licensing Board, came up with new regulations purposed at promoting responsible gaming and decreasing underage gambling. Game developers in the continent are developing games that reflect local experiences and cultures. For instance, South African developer Nyamakop developed a new game called Semblance which draws on conventional African art as well as storytelling. These are some developments happening in the market and it is expected.

Africa Online Gaming Market Synopsis

Africa Online Gaming market is anticipated to hit a new pinnacle in the timeframe of 2021-27 owing to the rising trends of gaming along with the relaxation provided by the platform. Gaming has always been perceived as a family relaxing time and is of much importance for a fun time. Hence, the traditional replacement of modern gaming methods has led to a growth in the adoption of the same. Also, an increase in the per capita income of the consumers across the African region has led to an increase in the interest of the population towards the initiation of investment towards gaming and is gaining the sight of many of the consumers and is expected to gain traction in the coming time frame. Additionally, a rise in the growth of dual-income households has led to an increase in the growth of the purchase of digital platforms and is expected to be of great importance for the growth of the Africa online gaming market in the coming time zone.

According to 6Wresearch, the Africa Online Gaming Market size is anticipated to register growth during 2021-2027. The outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in the swashbuckling growth of the Africa online gaming market. As the nations go for lockdown in order to win the bid to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, interest in online gaming has also arisen. The increase in the time spent at home has led to an increase in the interest of the population towards leisure time activities and is expected to lead to a plummeting demand for online gaming to be deployed at the consumer end. The resultant of which would be an increase in the supplement growth of the Africa Online Gaming market in the coming time zone.

Additionally, an increase in the deeper penetration of internet facilities along with a spur in the sales of smartphones is leading to an increase in the growth of online gaming. Indoor leisure time activities have now been replaced by traditional gaming methods with modern ones. Increased penetration of smart TV has led to an increased deployment of play stations and artificial intelligence-integrated video games and is expected to be a growth proliferating factor for the superstitious growth of the Africa online gaming market in the coming timeframe.

The Africa Online Gaming market report thoroughly covers the market by game type and key Countries including Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, and the Rest of Africa. The Africa Online Gaming market outlook report provides an unbiased and detailed analysis of the ongoing Africa Online Gaming market trends, opportunities/high growth areas, and market drivers which would help the stakeholders to devise and align their market strategies according to the current and future market dynamics.

Africa online gaming market is anticipated to find its true potential across the region owing to an increase in the growth of the electronics penetration. The rising growth of the middle-class population especially in Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda is leading to an impact favourably on the gaming market growth as it indicates the increasing purchasing power which is leading to increasing mobility and computer users. Also, the rising growth rate of the young population across the region has been indulging more in the digital era and the following culture by rapidly shifting towards online games than traditional games. All these aforementioned factors are estimated to instigate the growth of the online gaming market in the upcoming six years.

Key Players of the Africa Online Gaming Market

The Online Gaming Market in Africa is continuously growing since there is a growing popularity of online games across the continent. Some key players in the sector are:

  • Tencent:
  • Electronic Arts (EA)
  • Gameloft
  • Sony
  • Ubisoft
  • Supersport

These players have been playing a pivotal role in the Africa Online Gaming Market Growth owing to the way they work and provide better experiences to the players.

Key Highlights of the Report:

  • Africa Online Gaming Market Overview
  • Africa Online Gaming Market Outlook
  • Africa Online Gaming Market Forecast
  • Historical Data of Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues for the Period 2017-2020
  • Africa Online Gaming Market Size and Africa Online Gaming Market Forecast of Revenues, Until 2027
  • Historical Data of Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, by Game Type, for the Period 2017-2020
  • Market Size & Forecast of Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, by Game Type, Until 2027
  • Historical Data of Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, by Countries, for the Period 2017-2020
  • Market Size & Forecast of Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, by Countries, Until 2027
  • Historical Data of South Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, for the Period 2017-2020
  • Market Size & Forecast of South Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, Until 2027
  • Historical Data of Nigeria Online Gaming Market Revenues, for the Period 2017-2020
  • Market Size & Forecast of Nigeria Online Gaming Market Revenues, Until 2027
  • Historical Data of Kenya Online Gaming Market Revenues, for the Period 2017-2020
  • Market Size & Forecast of Kenya Online Gaming Market Revenues, Until 2027
  • Historical Data of Rest of Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, for the Period 2017-2020
  • Market Size & Forecast of Rest of Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, Until 2027
  • Market Drivers and Restraints
  • Africa Online Gaming Market Trends and Industry Life Cycle
  • Porter’s Five Force Analysis
  • Market Opportunity Assessment
  • Africa Online Gaming Market Share, By Players
  • Africa Online Gaming Market Share, By Countries
  • Africa Online Gaming Market Overview on Competitive Benchmarking

Markets Covered

The Africa Online Gaming Market report provides a detailed analysis of the following market segments:

By Game Type:

  • Console
  • Tablet
  • Smartphone
  • Browser PC
  • Box PC
  • Downloaded

By Countries:

  • South Africa
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • Rest of Africa
Africa Online Gaming Market: FAQs
The growth of the Africa online gaming market is being driven by increased internet penetration, the popularity of mobile gaming, and the adoption of esports
One of the most popular forms of online gaming in Africa is mobile gaming since it is owing to smartphones that people are able to play games easily.
Key players that are investing in the sector are Tencent, Electronic Arts (EA), Gameloft, Sony, Ubisoft, and iSON Xperiences.
Many nations in the region are starting to regulate the online gaming sector. For instance, in 2021, Kenya's Betting Control, as well as Licensing Board, came up with new regulations purposed at promoting responsible gaming and decreasing underage gambling.
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1.  Executive Summary
2.  Introduction
2.1. Report Description
2.2. Key Highlights
2.3. Market Scope & Segmentation
2.4. Research Methodology
2.5. Assumptions
3.  Africa Online Gaming Market Overview
3.1.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, 2017-2027F
3.2.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenue Share, By Game Type, 2021 & 2027F
3.3.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenue Share, By Regions, 2021 & 2027F
3.4.  Africa Online Gaming Market Industry Life Cycle
3.5.  Africa Online Gaming Market- Porter’s Five Forces
4.  Africa Online Gaming Market Dynamics
4.1.  Impact Analysis
4.2.  Market Drivers
4.3.  Market Restraints
5.  Africa Online Gaming Market Trends
6.  Africa Online Gaming Market Overview, By Game Type
6.1.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, By Downloaded, 2017-2027F
6.2.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, By Console, 2017-2027F
6.3.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, By Box PC, 2017-2027F
6.4.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, By Tablet, 2017-2027F
6.5.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, By Smartphone, 2017-2027F
6.6.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, By Browser PC, 2017-2027F
6.7.  Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, By Smartphone, 2017-2027F
7.  Nigeria Online Gaming Market Overview
7.1. Nigeria Online Gaming Market Revenues, 2017-2027F
7.2. Nigeria Online Gaming Market Revenue Share, By Game Type, 2021 & 2027F
7.3. Nigeria Online Gaming Market Revenue Share, By Countries, 2021 & 2027F
8.  Kenya Online Gaming Market Overview
8.1. Kenya Online Gaming Market Revenues, 2017-2027F
8.2. Kenya Online Gaming Market Revenue Share, By Game Type, 2018 & 2027F
8.3. Kenya Online Gaming Market Revenue Share, By Countries, 2018 & 2027F
9.  South Africa Online Gaming Market Overview
9.1. South Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, 2017-2027F
9.2. South Africa Online Gaming Market Revenue Share, By Game Type, 2021 & 2027F
9.3. South Africa Online Gaming Market Revenue Share, By Countries, 2021 & 2027F
10.  Rest of Africa Online Gaming Market Overview
10.1. Rest of Africa Online Gaming Market Revenues, 2017-2027F
11. Africa Online Gaming Market Competitive Landscape
11.1. Africa Online Gaming Market, By Companies, 2021
11.2. Nigeria Online Gaming Market, By Companies, 2021
11.3. Kenya Online Gaming Market, By Companies, 2021
11.4. South Africa Online Gaming Market, By Companies, 2021
12.  Company Profiles
13.  Key Strategic Recommendations
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