Recently, ESA, the host of E3, released a report on the "basic facts of the video game industry in 2020", based on the survey of 4000 Americans conducted by Ipsos in July 2020. According to the report, in 2020, more than 214 million people in the United States play games for at least one hour a week, with at least one person playing video games in three-quarters of all American families.
According to the report, 64 percent of American adults and 70 percent of people under the age of 18 often play video games. Among all the players, 18-34 years old accounted for the largest proportion, reaching 38%, followed by 35-54 age group, accounting for 26%, followed by under 18 years old accounting for 21%, and 65 years old accounting for 6%. That means there are about 169 million adults playing games in the United States, more than the figure of 164 million in 2019.
In terms of gender, 41% of us gamers are female, down from 44% in 2019 and 45% in 2018. according to GamesIndustry.biz Additional data shared with ESA shows that in the past five years, the proportion of American women playing games has fluctuated between 44% and 41%.
According to data shared by able gamers, there are about 46 million disabled players in the United States.
In terms of system, 73% of the players own a host, 43% of the players own a handheld, and 29% of the players own a VR system.
The most popular types of games were leisure games (71%), action games (53%) and shooting games (48%).