Share of U.S. gamers playing MMO games 2016. by gender

The graph shows the percentage of gamers in the United States playing massively multiplayer online (MMO) games as of December 2016, broken down by gender. It was found, that 22 percent of female respondents played MMO games often, while a further 16 percent did so regularly.

Percentage of gamers playing multiplayer online games in the United States as of December 2016, by gender

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Release date

January 2017


United States

Survey time period

December 14 to 23, 2016

Number of respondents

total survey n = 1,560

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: The following section is about online multiplayer games (i.e. games that let you directly interact with other players).Do you play games in online multiplayer mode?

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