Online gaming: partners with whom gamers play online in Great Britain 2012, by type

This statistic shows the types of partners with which online gamers in Great Britain reported playing in 2012. Of gamers who reported playing games with others online, 58 percent reported playing with friends they had met in rea life, and 22 percent reported playing with friends they had not met in real life.

When playing with others online, who are the others?

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Sources

Release date

November 2012

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

two week period in October 2012

Number of respondents

n = 1,307

Age group

16-64 years

Special properties

all online gamers who reported playing games with others online*

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* For the purposes of this report, ‘Gamers’ were defined as anyone who had played a game in the past 12 months.
** The data was weighted to a profile of GB online gamers provided from a GB offline nationally representative sample of 4,062 adults.
Figures do not total 100. Multiple responses were allowed.

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