Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market Trend, Size, Share, Trends,

Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market Trend, Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Report and Forecast 2023-2028

The Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 7.85% during the forecast period, i.e., 2023-28. MarkNtel Advisors’ recently published versions of the study on the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Industry (2023-2028) have been closely monitored. The factual data related to it has been intensively crafted, conducting primary and other market research processes & strategies.

Essential Parameters

  • Timefrvame and Metrics
  • Historical Period: 2018-21
  • Base Year: 2022
  • Forecast Years: 2023-2028
  • Units: USD Million/Billion
  • Our goal is to offer clients with relevant and up-to-date information. To achieve this, our skilled analysts and researchers conduct thorough studies on the industry.
  • Before creating a roadmap or checklist for the research report, we seek to understand the client’s perspective and objectives.
  • The figures in our reports are tailored with input from industry experts, ensuring our reports are comprehensive solutions for clients.
  • We use both primary and secondary research approaches to gather unbiased and comprehensive market information.

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Key Driver: Several Government Initiatives to boost 5G infrastructure in Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has the highest penetration of Internet users & gamers, making it the 19th largest online gaming market worldwide. With the increasing number of online gamers in the country, there exists a need to have a stable internet connection to minimize breakouts in gaming since the online gaming industry is slowly becoming one of Saudi Arabia’s prominent revenue generators. Moreover, technology, media, & telecommunications are the key pillars strengthening the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030.

Analyzing the Segmentations for the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market

Knowing the fragmentation of the market makes one understand the versatility & nature of the industry in a very detailed and informed way. This section of the research report talks about how every segmentation plays a role in enhancing the market share & size. Read further to get familiar with the market segmentations:

By Platform Type

-Gaming Console

-Smart Phone/ Tablet

-Virtual Reality



-Others (Television, Web Browser, Arcade, etc.)

By Game Type

-Sports Games

-Racing Games

-Adventure & Action Games

-Strategy Games

-Others (Role-Playing Games, Card Games, etc.)

By Revenue Model

-Free Online Gaming

-Paid Online Gaming.

Based on Game Type:

  • Sports Games
  • Racing Games
  • Adventure & Action Games
  • Strategy Games
  • Others (Role-Playing Games, Card Games, etc.)

Of them all, Sports Games are anticipated to acquire a considerable market share during the forecast period, owing to the increasing gaming subscribers and government partnerships to boost the country’s Electronic Sports (E-sports) industry. According to Saudi Arabia CITC (Communications & Information Technology Commission), FIFA topped the list of most-played video games.

Furthermore, the launch of various sports events by SAFEIS (Saudi Arabian Federation for Electronic and Intellectual Sports) in Saudi Arabia to attract gaming nerds in the country is another crucial aspect expected to boost the online gaming market in the forthcoming years. For instance:

  • In June 2021, NEOM signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SAFEIS to host an electronic sports event in the city.
  • The same year in April, STC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Saudi Arabia Federation for Electronic and Intellectual Sports (SAFEIS) as a strategic partner & digital enabler in the field of games, electronic & mental sports, etc.

Based on Revenue Model:

  • Free Online Gaming
  • Paid Online Gaming

Here, the free-to-play pricing model is more preferred by gamers due to its unlimited gaming potential & free-of-cost download availability in app stores. It helps players sample the game & decide whether to invest time & money to gain higher revenues. Poppy Horror: Chapter One, Poppy Rope Game, Brain Story: Tricky Puzzle, FNF Music Battle: Original Mod, etc., are some of the top free-to-play games that reported more than 10 million downloads in the country in 2021. Furthermore, the periodic launch of free-to-play games is another crucial aspect expected to drive users’ interest in online gaming. For instance:

  • In January 2022, Garena International announced launching “New Age Day” in Free Fire with features like Vantage Zone, Railroad Zone, Dock Zone, etc.
  • In October 2021, Electronic Arts Inc. released FIFA 22 globally with features, such as real-life themes, Career Mode, FUT Heroes, etc.

Exploring the Geographical Landscape of the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Industry

Our skilled researchers and analysts provide a detailed overview of each region or country, to help stakeholders understand the market status in these areas. They are:

Do You Know Who are the Leading Companies in the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market?  

Key competitors are the major role-players of any market, working to innovating & expanding the industry landscape. Look below to know about the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market companies:

-Sony Corporation

-Microsoft Corporation

-Apple Inc.

-Google LLC (Alphabet Inc.)

-Electronic Arts Inc.

-NetEase Inc. Ltd.

-Tencent Holdings Ltd.


-Ubisoft Entertainment

-Square Enix Co., Ltd.

-Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

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Key Questions Addressed in the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market Research Report:

  • What is the estimated size, share, and CAGR of the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market in the forecast period?
  • What are the key trends projected to impact the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market during 2023-2028?
  • What are the different segments & sub-segments considered in the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market research study?
  • Who are the key stakeholders and players participating in the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market?
  • What are the major aspects creating opportunistic arena for the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market?
  • What would be the demand for different types of products/services in the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Market through 2028?
  • What all factors would create challenge for the Saudi Arabia Online Gaming Industry growth?

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