Japan’s PC Gaming Market Doubles In Size In 3 Years

Japan’s PC Gaming Market Doubles In Size In 3 Years

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Japan had a rich history of early PC games, which started on home-grown computers around the early 1980s.

Corona effects and improved insight of Japan's studios (such as Capcom) are driving the PC gaming scene in Japan.

The PC platform in Japan is very lucrative, there are many PC-first hits like Final Fantasy 14 or Kantai Collection

Steam has a drastically improved store front for the Japanese audience, and physical Steam top-up cards are available everywhere in Japan etc.

The latest data from Japanese game industry think tank Kadokawa ASCII Research Laboratories shows that PC Gaming in Japan will grow by a significant amount by 2021.

Toto believes the PC gaming market in Japan will grow over the next several years.

Valve, makers of dominant megaplatform Steam, have given it a mascot and the big-ticket treatment at Tokyo Game Show.

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