The highest ranking genres of games played online



Stat: The highest ranking genres of games played online were card, puzzle, arcade and word games (44%), family-oriented games (25%) and RPG/MMOGs (19%). Casual, family oriented and gambling games (17%) were generally favored by PC online gamers while console/portable online gamers were more inclined to prefer non-casual game genres such as shooting and racing games.

Stat Categories: Online Gaming Industry Stats

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Stat Source: NPD Group

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): The Edge

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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