Metaverse may be $800 billion market, next tech platform
The Metaverse market may reach $783.3 billion in 2024 vs. $478.7 billion in 2020 representing a compound annual growth rate of 13.1%, based on our analysis and Newzoo, IDC, PWC, Statista and Two Circles data. As video game makers continue to elevate existing titles into 3D online worlds that better resemble social networks, their market opportunity can expand to encapsulate live entertainment such as concerts and sports events as well as fighting for a share of social-media advertising revenue. The total Metaverse market size may reach 2.7x that of just gaming software, services and advertising revenue.
Online game makers including Roblox, Microsoft, Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, Take-Two, Tencent, NetEase and Nexon may boost engagement and sales by capitalizing on the growth of 3D virtual worlds.