Distribution of time spent gaming in the U.S. 2017-2018, by platform

This timeline shows the distribution of time spent playing video games in the United States from 2017 to 2018, by platform. In 2018, an average gamer spent 29 percent of their gaming hours playing games on mobile or tablet.

Distribution of time spent gaming in the United States from 2017 to 2018, by platform

8th generation consolesMobile/tabletPC7th generation consolesHandhelds
------
------
Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Premium Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Premium Account

only $59 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Source

Release date

May 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Question: About what percent of your gaming hours are spent playing on each of the following?
The source did not account for missing percentage points.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Media use in the U.S."

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.