The review “Computer gaming industry 2020” prepared by Higher School of Economics (HSE) provides the following data:
In 2019, the Russian gaming market grew to $2 billion (RUB 129.5 billion).
The growth rate of the value of the e-sports market in Russia is one of the highest in the world - 20% per year compared to the global 18%. The value of the Russian e-sports market in 2019 amounted to 2.6 - 3.9 billion rubles. (40-60 million dollars)
The value of the Russian gaming streaming market in 2019 ranged from 15 to 20 billion rubles. According to experts, the market has a high growth potential of up to 20% per year.
Mail.Ru Group remains one of the most significant domestic participants. All gaming products are united under the MY.GAMES brand, which includes over 150 games for PC and mobile devices.
A full-fledged commercial introduction of various technologies will be an additional impetus for the market. In particular, this involves 5G networks, virtual reality, cloud technologies, artificial intelligence and big data analysis.