Video Games Are Being Played At Record Levels

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    Video Games Are Being Played At Record Levels As The Coronavirus Keeps People Indoors
    March 16, 2020
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/mattpe...vels-as-the-coronavirus-keeps-people-indoors/
     
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    Steam breaks its concurrent users record as 20 million people stay indoors
    March 16, 2020
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    Steam breaks its concurrent user record, again, passing 22 million people (March 23, 2020)
     
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    Steam sets new concurrent user record for the third time in as many weeks
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    Console and game sales surge across Europe following Covid-19 lockdown
    April 1, 2020
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    Video game usage in US up 45% as spending jumps 39%
    April 7, 2020
    https://www.techspot.com/news/84723-report-video-game-usage-us-up-45-spending.html
     
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    "Deathly pale and pot-bellied with a 'PlayStation thumb': Grotesque model reveals what avid gamers could look like in 20 years' time thanks to hours hunched over their consoles...

    This cautionary vision was cooked up by researchers based on globally-sourced reports on the physical impacts of the gamer lifestyle..."

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/06/15/26867538-8192067-image-a-41_1586182027112.jpg

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/04/06/15/26867544-8192067-image-a-42_1586182033162.jpg

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/science...-like-20-years-time-thanks-hours-playing.html
     
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    Call of Duty: Warzone has hit 50 million downloads in a month
    April 10, 2020
    https://venturebeat.com/2020/04/10/call-of-duty-warzone-has-hit-50-million-downloads-in-a-month/
     
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    Video game spending reaches record high during pandemic
    Americans turn to video games during pandemic
    May 16, 2020

    https://www.techspot.com/news/85255-us-consumers-set-new-record-video-game-spending.html
     
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    June video game spending was the highest it has been in a decade
    Well, what do they expect us to do with our free time?
    July 17, 2020

    https://www.techspot.com/news/86041-video-game-spending-june-highest-has-decade.html
     
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    Roblox added 35 million monthly active users in just five months
    July 29, 2020
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    People are still spending record amounts on gaming in the US this year
    Games, consoles and accessories are all selling better than ever
    August 10, 2020

    https://www.engadget.com/record-video-game-spending-us-q2-2020-163834813.html
     
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    Gaming Now Counts Over 3 Billion Players Globally, Says DFC Intelligence
    August 15, 2020
    https://wccftech.com/gaming-now-counts-over-3-billion-players-globally-says-dfc-intelligence/
     
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    Video games 'good for well-being', says University of Oxford study
    November 16, 2020
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-54954622
    Groundbreaking new study says time spent playing video games can be good for your wellbeing
     
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    Americans of all ages are spending more on video games
    November 30, 2020
    https://venturebeat.com/2020/11/30/americans-of-all-ages-are-spending-more-on-video-games/
     
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    Sea of Thieves sails past 25 million players
    October 19, 2021
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    Sea of Thieves Celebrates Five Million Players
     
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    Roblox has been down for two days and it’s not because of Chipotle
    Roblox is having some major server issues
    October 30, 2021

    https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/30/22754107/roblox-down-outage-chipotle-server-issues-status
     
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    Minecraft and Among Us see growth in usage thanks to Roblox outage
    November 2, 2021
    https://gameworldobserver.com/2021/...s-see-growth-in-usage-thanks-to-roblox-outage
     
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    Almost one million people are playing Forza Horizon 5 ahead of its full release
    November 8, 2021
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    Forza Horizon 5 has already crossed 4.5 million players since launch
    November 10, 2021
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    Gaming time has no link with levels of wellbeing, study finds
    A study of 39,000 video gamers has found "little to no evidence" time spent playing affects their wellbeing
    July 27, 2022
    Gaming does not appear harmful to mental health, unless the gamer can't stop - Oxford study
     
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