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

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The graph shows the percentage of gamers in the United States playing massively multiplayer online (MMO) games as of December 2016, broken down by age group. It was found, that 40 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years played MMO games often, while further 20 percent did so regularly.
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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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