The idea of what a 'gamer' does with their spare time is rapidly changing, according to research from ELSPA/ISFE.
So much so that it turns out that most gamers don't plough hours of time into games, with 76 per cent of European gamers playing less than five hours.
Only a committed eight per cent of gamers play for over 16 hours a week, the two bodies say.
These facts and more have emerged from a European Gamers Survey 2010 the two have published statistics from today.
ELSPA says seven per cent of UK gamers play for more than 16 hours a week, while 77 per cent play less than five hours.