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Ovum's Game Console Device Forecast: 2019–24 offers a global view of home game console (seventh generation onward) installed bases, unit sales, and households across Ovum's tier 1 markets.


  • Ovum forecasts that the global game console installed base will increase by 32 million between 2019 and 2024 to reach 300 million.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides Ovum's view on the future trajectory of game console sales and active installed bases.
  • Includes game console market sizing and forecasts for 20 individual countries and aggregated forecasts for all of the world's major geographic regions.
  • Splits forecasted game console installed bases between connected and nonconnected game consoles.

Key questions answered

  • How will new console launches from Sony and Microsoft impact the game console market over the next five years?
  • What proportion of game consoles in active use will be connected to the internet in 2024?
  • Which markets and regions have the biggest game console installed bases to target with software and other digital media services?
  • Which markets are seeing the biggest growth in game console sales and uptake?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Game Console Device Forecast: 2019–24