28.8 mln gamers in China in 2004, 55.5 mln by 2009

Online games revenues in China are forecast to reach $2.0 billion by 2009.

Online games revenues in China are forecast to reach $2.0 billion by 2009. China had 28.8 million gamers in 2004 and Niko Partners projects that number to grow to 55.5 million gamers by 2009. Niko Partners projects that the online games market will rise at a compound annual growth rate of 33.8% from $467.8 million in 2004, to $2.0 billion in 2009. By 2009, 91% of console games will be online games.