Virtual Reality In Gaming Market Size Worth $92.31 Billion By 2027

June 2020 | Report Format: Electronic (PDF)

Virtual Reality In Gaming Market Growth & Trends

The global virtual reality in gaming market size is expected to reach USD 92.31 billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 30.2% over the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The intensifying demand for technologically progressive electronic games amongst millennials is anticipated to drive the market growth from 2020 to 2027.

There is a significant demand for recreation activities in a Three-Dimensional (3D) environment using compact virtual reality gaming devices in the younger generations. The preference for enhanced experience using immersive technology into VR simulation of 3D surroundings is expected to drive the market growth. Continual innovations in the VR space and development of wide-ranging virtual reality games have enticed the gaming enthusiasts worldwide. Enriched gaming involvement owing to the interactive video games, alluring VR accessories, and realistic 3D recreational environments is anticipated to encourage the market growth from 2020 to 2027.

Startups are making the most of crowdfunding in the virtual reality space to develop innovative wearables, accessories, and software for recreation. For instance, Cyan, Inc., a U.S. based gaming studio, launched a new crowdfunding campaign in March 2019 for their VR-enabled game named ‘Firmament.’ Moreover, the advent of fifth generation (5G) network technology is poised to further augment the VR in gaming experience due to the low latency, improved reliability, and high density offered by the 5G technology. The technology also enables the integration of virtual reality with cloud solutions. Telecom solution providers are partnering with the market players in the gaming industry to enhance the VR-based offerings. For instance, in April 2019, AT&, Inc. partnered with NVIDIA Corporation; HTC Corporation; PlayGiga; and Arvizio, Inc. to develop its 5G network apt for VR games. These technical advancements are expected to drive the industry growth.

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Virtual Reality In Gaming Market Report Highlights

  • Companies are profoundly investing in the research and development of commercial VR accessories that can be connected to smartphones, desktops, and gaming console

  • The hardware component segment is expected to expand at the highest CAGR over the forecast period, owing to the high procurement expenses and rapid advancements in wearables and accessories such as virtual reality bodysuit, gloves, input devices, and masks

  • The Brazilian, Mexican, and Indian markets are expected to observe a significant surge in the growth, due to a combination of factors including the number of millennials, rising disposable income of buyers, enthusiastic gamers, rapid smartphone penetration, and growing console sales that makes the regions a rewarding market for VR-based games

Virtual Reality In Gaming Market Segmentation

Grand View Research has segmented the global virtual reality in gaming market on the basis of component, connecting device, user, and region:

VR In Gaming Component Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)

  • Software

  • Hardware

VR In Gaming Connecting Device Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)

  • Gaming Console

  • PC/ Desktop

  • Smartphone

VR In Gaming User Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)

  • Commercial Space

  • Individual

VR In Gaming Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2016 - 2027)

  • North America

    • U.S.

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • U.K.

    • Germany

  • Asia Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • South Korea

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

    • Mexico

  • Middle East & Africa

List of Key Players of Virtual Reality In Gaming Market

  • bHaptics, Inc.

  • Facebook Technologies, LLC./ Oculus

  • Google VR

  • HTC Corporation


  • Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC

  • TESLASUIT/VR Electronics Limited

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