Russian computer playing audience reached 40 million people
The amount of Russians playing computer and video games reached 40 million people and the market size exceeded 1 billion US dollars. Such impressive results, achieved in extremely short time, enable to say that there is a new strong player in Russian entertainment market. The main driver of the growth is online-segment. The most impressive dynamics have social network games, which increased up to 181% from 2010 to 2011. MMO-games segment, which outstripped PC and consol games financially, became an absolute leader in the industry in 2011.