Attitudes towards multiplayer gaming in COVID-19 lockdowns in Europe 2020

Attitudes to playing video games and multiplayer online games in COVID-19 lockdown according to gamers in select European countries as of June 2020

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Release date

September 2020



Survey time period

April to June 2020

Number of respondents

10,830 respondents

Age group

11-64 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Thinking a bit more about your gameplay, which of the following gameplay modes do you play? Thinking again about the past month, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Playing video games has helped me to feel happier; makes me feel less anxious; has helped me to feel less isolated; has helped me to stay connected with friends"

Base: All 11-64 players across the UK, FR, GE, SP & IT (10,830) / All players who have played multiplayer online (3,926)

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