2022 Gaming, Esports and Metaverse trends

While 2021 was gaming’s biggest year yet — and also the year the metaverse really stepped into the spotlight — 2022 promises to be even bigger.

Blockchain, NFTs and play-to-earn will be massive as Web3 comes to gaming, alongside developments in esports and streaming.

Some of the key trends include:

  • Play-to-earn will become a more viable business model
  • Blockchain will become more prominent in esports
  • Mobile esports will continue to grow
  • Co-Streaming will grow into a common marketing strategy for brands
  • Consolidation in cloud gaming is on the horizon
  • Metaverse investment and M&A activity will accelerate in 2022

Check out this overview from Newzoo to find out more.