Is #steam Lagging Behind while the Game Industry Moves Towards the #blockchain?
The game industry is growing like it’s on steroids. It jumped from $65 billion in revenue in 2011 to $137 billion in 2018. People like to spend money on entertainment and access to our affordable, yet powerful mobile devices only fuel this trend — more than half of this year’s revenue comes from mobile platforms. There’s clearly a growing trend and more people are entering this market each day.At the same time, however, the growth of Steam (the world’s leading PC video game platform) is slowing down significantly — the number of its users isn’t growing as fast as the market is, with only a 4% increase compared to the previous year. It looks like it hit the ceiling. Are mobile platforms going to be the ones to overtake this market and dethrone Steam? The problem is that the true heroes, game (...)