Study: thanks to video games, more than half of gamers feel happier

The American Entertainment Software Association decided to find out what motivates people to play video games. To do this, she, in collaboration with gaming associations from other regions, interviewed 12.8 thousand gamers from 12 countries.

69% of the surveyed gamers said that they play out of a desire to have fun. 63% of respondents want to use games to pass the time, 58% — to relieve stress, 36% — to keep their wits sharp.

64% of gamers also replied that for them games are an outlet from everyday affairs.

63% of gamers of the game help to feel happier.

67% of respondents said that thanks to games, you can make new acquaintances. 46% of gamers of the game help to stay in touch with friends and family.

At the same time, 87% of gamers most often play alone.

The majority of gamers agree that games develop creativity (73%), problem-solving skills (69%), cognitive abilities (69%), teamwork skills (69%), adaptability (65%), language skills (57%) and more.

A source:

Entertainment Software Association
Write a comment...
Related news