Percentage of game developers working on game projects for selected platforms worldwide in 2017

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Share of respondents
PlayStation 427%
Virtual reality (VR)24%
Xbox One22%
Web browser13%
Augmented reality (AR)5%
Apple TV4%
Xbox 3603%
Android microconsole3%
PlayStation 32%
PlayStation Vita2%
Wii U2%
Apple Watch0.8%
PlayStation Portable0.4%

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The statistic presents information on the percentage of game developers worldwide working on game projects for selected platforms as of December 2017. According to the findings, 24 percent of developers said they were working on games for VR headsets at the time of survey, while 38 percent indicated developing mobile games.
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Release date
January 2017
Survey time period
December 2017
Number of respondents
4,500 respondents
Special properties
Game Developers Conference attendees

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