GVR Report cover Gaming PC Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Gaming PC Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product Category (Desktop, Laptop), By End-user (Professional Gamers, Casual Gamers), By Price Range (Low-, Mid-range), By Distribution Channel, And Segment Forecasts, 2023 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68040-086-8
  • Number of Pages: 180
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Gaming PC Market Size & Trends

The global gaming PC market size was valued at USD 50.23 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.9% from 2023 to 2030. The rising number of professional gamers is primarily fueling market growth. In addition, the rising popularity of esports gaming, the increasing interest of gamers in virtual entertainment, and the availability of high graphics PCs are accelerating the growth. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the demand for gaming hardware and software. The number of online gamers drastically increased due to lockdown restrictions and work-from-home orders. Companies operating in the gaming market emphasized creativity, which helped them create an immersive gaming experience for the users.

U.S. Gaming PC market size and growth rate, 2023 - 2030

For instance, in April 2020, Epic Games, Inc. collaborated with Travis Scott, a Houston-based rapper, to host five virtual concerts on an online video game called Fortnite. The adoption of high-end monitors is rising among professional gamers owing to the additional features, which make a significant difference while competing at the professional level. The high-end gaming PC can respond quickly and handle rapid inputs. They also have quick reaction times and offer a smooth gaming experience, for instance, in February 2023, Samsung Electronics launched the latest series of Odyssey Gaming monitors in India.

The company launched a variety of monitors, including the Odyssey Neo G7, Odyssey OLED G8, and Odyssey G7. The monitors are designed and engineered to offer a faster refresh rate, improved audio system, and better viewing and gaming experience. Furthermore, it can be into smart TVs using the inbuilt entertainment hub feature. The gaming industry's adoption of curved gaming monitors is rising as they offer a surrounding view, creating an immersive gaming experience by providing a greater field of view and depth. Furthermore, curved gaming monitors reduce possible eye strain related to long gaming hours owing to their curvature and larger size, providing an enhanced gaming experience.

Product Category Insights

The desktop segment accounted for the highest revenue share of more than 50% in 2022; the segment is projected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period. The desktop is more powerful than laptops owing to powerful components and larger size. Furthermore, they are more affordable as compared to other available alternatives. They can be easily upgraded and customized to meet gamers’ specific needs. Market players are focused on collaborations to maximize efficiency and deliver a quality product. For instance, in July 2022, Delta Electronics, Inc. and Infineon Technologies AG extended their collaboration to deliver quality products in the market.

Through the collaboration, companies have incorporated various solutions, such as Delta’s server power supply and Titanium gaming power platform, to achieve up to 96% efficiency. The laptop segment is anticipated to witness the highest CAGR of nearly 14% from 2023 to 2030. The growth is attributed to the emergence of innovative and powerful gaming laptops in recent years. The key features of gaming laptops include the latest-generation GPUs and CPUs.  In May 2023, Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. collaborated with Mercedes-AMG GmbH to launch Stealth 16 Mercedes AMG Motorsport laptop. The laptop offers a 13th Gen. Intel Core i9 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU 8GB GDDR6, and other advanced features to attract professional gamers.

End-user Insights

The professional gamers segment accounted for the highest revenue share of around 70% in 2022.The segment is projected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period. Professional gamers opt for gaming PC with modern and powerful processors for optimal gaming performance and enhanced gaming experience. The increasing popularity of esports has created the demand for customization to have complete control over the components, which is expected to fuel marketgrowth.

The other segment is anticipated to witness a considerable CAGR of nearly 13% from 2023 to 2030. The segment includes game testers, game troubleshooters, and others. They use gaming PCs to thoroughly evaluate games to identify glitches, bugs, and overall performance. The rising demand for powerful processors and graphic cards to identify performance issues, visual anomalies, and frame rate drops offers numerous growth opportunities for the market over the forecasted period.

Distribution Channel Insights

The online segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR of approximately 15% from 2023 to 2030. Many gaming PC manufacturers, such as Dell Inc., HP Inc., Acer, and Asus, have launched their online stores offering a wide range of customization, allowing gamers to select the gaming PCs per their needs. Furthermore, popular e-commerce channels, including Amazon.com, Inc., Best Buy, and Newegg Commerce, Inc., provide various options from different manufacturers and provide user ratings and reviews to help customers make informed decisions.

The offline segment accounted for the highest market share of over 67% in 2022 and is expected to continue its dominance throughout the forecast period. The offline distribution offers an alternative option for those who prefer to test and see the product in person before purchasing. Furthermore, the physical retail stores and local resellers allow customers to explore different models, try demos of gaming PCs, and ask questions to knowledgeable staff before making a final decision.

Price Range Insights

The mid-range segment accounted for a significant revenue share of around 35% in 2022, the segment is projected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period. The mid-range gaming offers a balance between affordability and performance. The recent technological developments have enabled market players to offer better-enhanced refresh rates up to 60HZ, which reduces motion blur and provides better gameplay. The ability of mid-range gaming PCs to provide a variety of games while offering considerable features offers various growth opportunities to the mid-range segment over the forecast period.

Global Gaming PC market share and size, 2022

The high-end and extreme high-end range segment is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR of approximately 13% from 2023 to 2030. The high-end gaming PCs offer Ultra-HighDefinition (UHD)/4K, and Quad High Definition plus (QHD+), providing higher gaming resolution and more defined and sharper gaming with better refresh rate and response time. Furthermore, the availability of other advanced features and sharper visuals with more detail is projected to fuel the growth of this segment from 2023 to 2030.

Regional Insights

The market in the Asia Pacific region is witnessing significant growth owing to the rapid expansion of the gaming industry, the rising popularity of online gaming, esports, and the rising number of gamers. The significant growth in professional gaming tournaments has boosted the demand for high-performance gaming PCs, offering gamers a competitive advantage. The rising adoption of gaming PCs in emerging economies, such as India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand, offers lucrative growth opportunities for the regional market.

Gaming PC Market Trends, by Region, 2023 - 2030

North America accounted for the highest share of approximately 20% of the overall revenue in 2022. The region is projected to witness substantial growth in the years to come on account of the rising popularity of online gaming. The demand for high-end gaming PCs is rising owing to the presence of professional and casual gamers in North America. Manufacturers constantly innovate their gaming PCs to meet the increasing demand from gamers, thereby boosting market growth.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

These players are adopting various strategic initiatives, such as product launches, collaboration, and partnerships, to sustain their position in the market. In addition, they are focused on launching gaming PCs and are taking significant steps to expand their presence in new markets. For instance, in January 2023, Alienware, a subsidiary of Dell Inc., launched six gaming laptops. Alienware m16 and Alienware m18, Alienware x14 and Alienware x16, Dell G15, and Dell G16. Some of the prominent players in the global gaming PC market include:

  • Acer

  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

  • Alienware (Dell Inc.)



  • CyberPowerPC

  • Lenovo Group Ltd.

  • Razer Inc.

  • Digital Storm

  • Micro-Star International (MSI)

  • ASUS

  • HP Development Company, L.P.

  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Gaming PC Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2023

USD 55.68 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 129.93 billion

Growth rate

CAGR of 12.9% from 2023 to 2030

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2018 - 2021

Forecast period

2023 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Product category, price range, end-user, distribution channel, region

Key companies profiled

Acer; Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.; Alienware (Dell Inc.); CORSAIR; NVIDIA; CyberPowerPC; Lenovo Group Ltd.; Razer Inc.; Digital Storm; Micro-Star International (MSI); ASUS; HP Development Company, L.P.; Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Global Gaming PC Market Report Segmentation

This report forecasts revenue growth and provides an analysis of the latest trends in each of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2030. For this report, Grand View Research has segmented the gaming PC market based on product category, price range, end-user, distribution channel, and region:

  • Product Category Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2018 - 2030)

    • Desktop

    • Laptop

    • Peripherals

  • Price Range Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2018 - 2030)

    • Low-range (Less than USD 500)

    • Mid-range (USD 600 to USD 1000)

    • High-end and Extreme High-end-range (More than USD 1000)

  • End-user Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2018 - 2030)

    • Professional Gamers

    • Casual Gamers

    • Others (Game Testers, Game Troubleshooters, Etc.)

  • Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2018 - 2030)

    • Online

    • Offline

  • Region Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2018 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • UK

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

      • South Korea

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

      • UAE

      • Saudi Arabia

      • South Africa

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