Chinese Game Market to Surpass $760 Million

According to Pearl Research, the Chinese game market is expected to surpass $760 million in 2006 with 95% of revenues derived from the booming online games segment. By 2010, Pearl Research expects China to be a top-ten worldwide games market.

Allison Luong, Managing Director of Pearl Research, commented, "The Chinese online games market is expected to cross the $1 billion mark by 2009, driven by the launch of innovative and compelling content, the addition of new Internet users and a growing casual games market."

The analysis also found out that China had 111 million Internet users in 2005, up from 52 million in 2002, and nearly 56% of Internet access is via broadband.

News source: TeamXBox

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