Try our corporate solution for free!
(212) 419-8286
hadley.ward@statista.com

Online gaming market in the Philippines - statistics & facts

Online gaming is on the rise in the Philippines, owing to the country’s developing internet accessibility. More than half of the population of the Philippines were internet users, and among those between 18 to 24 years old, this was closer to 90 percent. It was no surprise that the online gaming population was dominated by the same age group.  

Key trends shaping up the online gaming market in the Philippines

In a recent finding, the most common type of online games for Filipinos were the ones that are free to play. Among Filipino gaming enthusiasts, Fortnite was the most popular game, followed by League of Legends. Aside from the known international games in the market, locally developed games like Potion punch were also popular.

Most online gamers in the Philippines preferred using mobile phones for their online gaming. Having access to various mobile phones has led to increasing usage of mobile devices, most especially smartphone devices as it has become budget-friendly. As of 2019, Oppo a brand which manufactures budget-segment smartphone devices almost topped the list of the mobile phone vendors in the Philippines.

ESports, a competitive gaming for online gamers

ESports has become increasingly popular for online gamers to not only play for entertainment but for competition as well. In the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, Filipino players won five medals in the eSports competition. This developing industry has drawn a revenue of 24 million U.S. dollars in the first half of the year for mobile eSports in the Philippines.

Internet setbacks facing online gamers

As the internet is an important tool for online gaming, low internet speed has been a challenge causing Filipino online gamers to have an unpleasant experience while online gaming. In a recent finding, an average mobile and fixed internet download speeds worldwide were 33.71 Mbps and 76.94 Mbps. However, in the Philippines, it was only 25.55 Mbps for a fixed internet connection and 16.76 for a mobile internet connection. Despite this, the Philippines’ online gaming industry shows no sign of stopping because of the growing number of players, increasing video games and a variety of smartphone devices available in the market.

Key figures

The most important key figures provide you with a compact summary of the topic of "Online gaming market in the Philippines" and take you straight to the corresponding statistics.

Gaming behavior in the Philippines

Gaming devices in the Philippines

Interesting statistics

In the following 5 chapters, you will quickly find the {amountStatistics} most important statistics relating to "Online gaming market in the Philippines".

Online gaming market in the Philippines

Dossier on the topic

All important statistics are prepared by our experts – available for direct download as PPT & PDF!
TOP SELLER

Online gaming market in the Philippines - statistics & facts

Online gaming is on the rise in the Philippines, owing to the country’s developing internet accessibility. More than half of the population of the Philippines were internet users, and among those between 18 to 24 years old, this was closer to 90 percent. It was no surprise that the online gaming population was dominated by the same age group.  

Key trends shaping up the online gaming market in the Philippines

In a recent finding, the most common type of online games for Filipinos were the ones that are free to play. Among Filipino gaming enthusiasts, Fortnite was the most popular game, followed by League of Legends. Aside from the known international games in the market, locally developed games like Potion punch were also popular.

Most online gamers in the Philippines preferred using mobile phones for their online gaming. Having access to various mobile phones has led to increasing usage of mobile devices, most especially smartphone devices as it has become budget-friendly. As of 2019, Oppo a brand which manufactures budget-segment smartphone devices almost topped the list of the mobile phone vendors in the Philippines.

ESports, a competitive gaming for online gamers

ESports has become increasingly popular for online gamers to not only play for entertainment but for competition as well. In the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, Filipino players won five medals in the eSports competition. This developing industry has drawn a revenue of 24 million U.S. dollars in the first half of the year for mobile eSports in the Philippines.

Internet setbacks facing online gamers

As the internet is an important tool for online gaming, low internet speed has been a challenge causing Filipino online gamers to have an unpleasant experience while online gaming. In a recent finding, an average mobile and fixed internet download speeds worldwide were 33.71 Mbps and 76.94 Mbps. However, in the Philippines, it was only 25.55 Mbps for a fixed internet connection and 16.76 for a mobile internet connection. Despite this, the Philippines’ online gaming industry shows no sign of stopping because of the growing number of players, increasing video games and a variety of smartphone devices available in the market.

Interesting statistics

In the following 5 chapters, you will quickly find the {amountStatistics} most important statistics relating to "Online gaming market in the Philippines".

Contact

Get in touch with us. We are happy to help.
Statista Locations
Contact Hadley Ward
Hadley Ward
Sales Manager– Contact (United States)

Mon - Fri, 9am - 6pm (EST)

Contact Ziyan Zhang
Ziyan Zhang
Customer Relations– Contact (Asia)

Mon - Fri, 11:30am - 10pm (IST)

Contact Kisara Mizuno
Kisara Mizuno
Customer Success Manager– Contact (Asia)

Mon - Fri, 9:30am - 5:30pm (JST)

Contact Lodovica Biagi
Lodovica Biagi
Director of Operations– Contact (Europe)

Mon - Fri, 9:30am - 5pm (GMT)

Contact Catalina Rodriguez
Catalina Rodriguez
Key Account Manager - LAC– Contact (Latin America)

Mon - Fri, 9am - 6pm (EST)