As of 2013, approximately 1.2 billion people play video games in the world, according to an industry report issued by Spil Games. Approximately 700 million people who play video games focus on online games.
A report issued in 2010 by the Entertainment Software Rating Board found that the average age of video game players was 34 years old. On top of that, only 60 percent of video gamers were male. Women are now playing more video games than before.
Video game players dedicate a great deal of time to their craft. In 2010, it was reported that the average player spent approximately 8 hours a week playing video games.