Global Gaming PC Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Product (Desktop, Laptop, and Peripherals), By Price Range (Low-range, Mid-range, and High-end & Extreme High-end-range), By End-User (Professional Gamers, Casual Gamers, and Others), By Distribution Channel (Online and Offline), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2022 – 2032

Industry: Electronics, ICT & Media


Global Gaming PC Market Insights Forecasts to 2032

  • The Global Gaming PC Market Size was valued at USD 42.65 Billion in 2022.
  • The Market Size is Growing at a CAGR of 11.5% from 2022 to 2032
  • The worldwide Gaming PC Market Size is expected to reach USD 126.67 Billion by 2032
  • Asia-Pacific is expected To Grow higher during the forecast period


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The Global Gaming PC Market Size is expected to reach USD 126.67 Billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 11.5% during the forecast period 2022 to 2032.


Market Overview

A gaming PC is a powerful computer system designed specifically for playing video games at high performance levels. Unlike standard PCs, gaming PCs are equipped with robust hardware components capable of handling demanding graphics and processing requirements. These systems typically feature advanced processors, ample RAM, dedicated graphics cards, and fast storage solutions to ensure smooth gameplay and quick load times. Gaming PCs can be customized based on individual preferences, allowing users to choose specific components that meet their desired gaming needs. They often support high-resolution displays and offer customizable settings for optimal gaming experiences. With their superior capabilities, gaming PCs provide immersive visuals, faster frame rates, and enhanced gameplay, making them a popular choice for dedicated gamers seeking the best gaming experience possible.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for gaming PC market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the gaming PC market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segments of the gaming PC market.


Global Gaming PC Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2022
Market Size in 2022:USD 42.65 Billion
Forecast Period:2022-2032
Forecast Period 2022-2032 CAGR:11.5%
2032 Value Projection:USD 126.67 Billion
Historical Data for:2018-2021
No. of Pages:200
Tables, Charts & Figures:110
Segments covered:By Product, By Price Range, By End-User, By Distribution Channel, By Region.
Companies Covered: Razer Inc., Dell Technologies Inc., ASUSTek Computer Inc., Lenovo Group Limited, Micro-Star International Co., Ltd., Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, Apple Inc., Acer Inc., CyberPowerPC, Samsung Electronics.
Pitfalls & Challenges:COVID-19 Empact, Challenge, Future, Growth, & Analysis

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Driving Factors

The gaming PC market is driven by several factors that contribute to its growth and popularity, the constant advancement in gaming technology, including processors, graphics cards, and storage solutions, drives the demand for high-performance gaming PCs. The rise of eSports and competitive gaming has led to an increased need for powerful systems that can handle the demanding requirements of professional gaming. Additionally, the growing popularity of virtual reality (VR) gaming has created a demand for gaming PCs capable of delivering immersive VR experiences. Furthermore, the increasing availability and accessibility of online gaming platforms and digital distribution services have expanded the consumer base for gaming PCs. Overall, the evolving gaming culture and the desire for superior graphics, faster frame rates, and customizable gaming experiences contribute to the demand for gaming PCs in the market.


Restraining Factors

The gaming PC market faces certain restraints that impact its growth, the high cost associated with gaming PCs limits their affordability for some consumers, making it a niche market. The rapid advancements in technology make gaming PCs prone to obsolescence, requiring frequent upgrades to keep up with the latest gaming trends. The increasing popularity of gaming consoles and mobile gaming devices provides alternative options for gamers, diverting their attention and potentially reducing the demand for gaming PCs. Additionally, the availability of cloud gaming services allows gamers to stream games without the need for high-end hardware, posing a challenge to the traditional gaming PC market. Overall, economic downturns and fluctuations in disposable income can impact consumer spending on gaming PCs.


Market Segmentation

  • In 2022, the laptop segment accounted for around 33.5% market share

On the basis of the product, the global gaming PC market is segmented into desktop, laptop, and peripherals. In the gaming PC market, the laptop segment has emerged as the dominant player, holding the largest market share. Several factors contribute to this trend, such as gaming laptops offer a convenient and portable solution for gamers who desire the flexibility to play games on the go. The ability to take their gaming experience with them, whether traveling or visiting friends, has fueled the popularity of gaming laptops. The advancements in laptop technology have led to the development of powerful and compact gaming laptops that can rival the performance of desktop systems. These laptops are equipped with high-performance processors, dedicated graphics cards, and fast storage options, providing an immersive gaming experience. Moreover, gaming laptop manufacturers have focused on improving thermal management and battery life to enhance user comfort and convenience. Overall, the availability of gaming laptops in various price ranges and configurations has expanded their appeal to a wide range of gamers, further driving their market share growth. Overall, the combination of portability, performance, and versatility has propelled the gaming laptop segment to become the market leader in the gaming PC industry.


  • In 2022, the professional gamers segment dominated with more than 66.5% market share

Based on the end-user, the global gaming PC market is segmented into professional gamers, casual gamers, and others. Professional gamers have emerged as a dominant force in the gaming PC market, holding the largest market share. There are several factors contributing to this phenomenon, because professional gamers require top-tier gaming systems to meet the demanding requirements of competitive gaming. These systems are equipped with high-performance hardware, including powerful processors, advanced graphics cards, and ample RAM, allowing professional gamers to achieve optimal performance and responsiveness during intense gameplay. The increasing popularity and financial rewards associated with esports have led to a surge in professional gaming teams and tournaments. Professional gamers strive for the best gaming experience to gain a competitive edge, driving the demand for high-end gaming PCs. Additionally, the professional gaming community influences the market by setting trends and endorsing specific brands and products, further solidifying their market dominance. As esports continues to grow and gain mainstream recognition, professional gamers are likely to maintain their significant market share in the gaming PC industry.


Regional Segment Analysis of the Gaming PC Market

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) 
  • Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of APAC)
  • South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America) 
  • The Middle East and Africa (UAE, South Africa, Rest of MEA)


North America dominated the market with more than 35.2% revenue share in 2022.


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Based on region, North America currently holds the largest market share in the gaming PC industry. Several factors contribute to this dominance, because the North America has a large and affluent consumer base with a strong enthusiasm for gaming and technology. The region is home to a significant number of dedicated gamers and esports enthusiasts who prioritize high-performance gaming experiences. North America boasts a mature gaming ecosystem with well-established gaming companies, hardware manufacturers, and a robust retail infrastructure. This availability of gaming-related products and services contributes to the market's growth. Additionally, North America has a strong presence of major gaming events, tournaments, and conventions that further boost the demand for gaming PCs. Overall, these factors have solidified North America's position as the leading market for gaming PCs.


Recent Developments

  • In April 2022, Dell Technologies Inc. has introduced a high-performance desktop equipped with up to 16-core, overclockable AMD Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. The inclusion of AMD Ryzen processors demonstrates Dell's recognition of the value and performance that AMD's offerings bring to the market. With this new desktop, Dell aims to provide users with a powerful computing experience capable of handling demanding tasks and applications.


  • In May 2021, Acer Inc. unveiled new 11th Generation Intel Core Mobile H-Series Processors for its popular Predator Triton 300, Predator Helios 300, and Nitro 5 gaming laptops. The new Intel Core Mobile H-Series Processors deliver superior performance, enabling gamers to enjoy smooth gameplay, reduced latency, and faster processing speeds. This ensures an immersive gaming experience with exceptional responsiveness.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global gaming PC market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.


List of Companies:

  • Razer Inc.
  • Dell Technologies Inc.
  • ASUSTek Computer Inc.
  • Lenovo Group Limited
  • Micro-Star International Co., Ltd.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
  • Apple Inc.
  • Acer Inc.
  • CyberPowerPC
  • Samsung Electronics


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-Users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting and Research Firm
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2019 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the Global Gaming PC Market based on the below-mentioned segments:


Gaming PC Market, By Product

  • Desktop
  • Laptop
  • Peripherals


Gaming PC Market, By Price Range

  • Low-range
  • Mid-range
  • High-end & Extreme High-end-range


Gaming PC Market, By End-User

  • Professional Gamers
  • Casual Gamers
  • Others


Gaming PC Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Online
  • Offline


Gaming PC Market, Regional Analysis

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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