In early 2017, the gaming experts made the predictions on gaming trends. Some people considered it right while some considered it wrong. Prediction made by the experts included an enormous increase in virtual reality device adoption, adoption of wearables as well as console generation’s death. Some of these trends occurred by now, but some did not. It is believed that gaming industry will go through various trends in 2018 too. Let us know in details about the trends in the gaming industry-
Esports will boost in prominence-
In esports players will compete in video gaming events as well as tournaments, this tournament will reach up to a championship as well as international levels during 2018. Data from statista reports that esports market will have worth of $1.5 billion by the year 2020, this report was based on compound annual growth pace of 32 %.
Also, some internet trends report by Mary Meeker claimed that esports had grown popular as well as rivaling traditional and the physical sports. Also, when a study was made and people were asked that what they prefer- esports or traditional sports? Then people equally preferred both the choices. it is also believed that by coming years.
Indie games will get increased-
The indie developers get advantage from their creativity as well as unrestrictiveness. In the watch list, you can find some of the indie games like “indivisible” and “the last night and bloodstained: rituals of the night” which made the splash in year2018. There are also chances of more indie games coming up in the future making their remarkable impression on the players.
Virtual reality will become mainstream-
In past few years, VR has been explosive and it is expected that adoption of more VR will take place in the coming year. It is expected that by 2020 VR gaming market projection will exceed $45.099 billion. Development in this area is increasing at faster rate and prediction has made that development of VR includes opening VR gaming headset, cloud-based VR games, etc.
Game physics will undergo development-
Game developers are creative and day by day their creativity is enhancing, as a result, they are focusing on making realistic games. So, gamers can expect more game physics development in coming years. A happy wheel is an example of physics-based games which introduced in 2018.
AR will become large-
Augmented reality games are one more trend of gaming watched out in 2018. In VR restricted area is need to make the immersive game environment however, in AR immersive environment will be created in gamers’ existing environment. AR has grown in recent years and it is expected that in coming year gamers will get to play more AR games because of the improvement in the AR technology.
So, these are the trend that can take place in the gaming industry in upcoming years. Game developers will continue to make games which will attract more and more audience and enhance the interest of gamers in their games. It is expected to see all these trends in gaming industry very soon.