Games played by 40% of net users

Four out of ten internet users globally now play online games

That’s according to a new report by Dutch browser gaming outfit Spil based on data from the company’s own pool of 130 million monthly active users and ComScore.

The 2010 State of Gaming Report shows that of the 1.3 billion people on the internet today, 510 million of them are playing online games.

Spil also claims that casual gaming through portals such as its own websites is on the rise. According to the findings two times as many individuals worldwide played online casual games on Spil’s websites in 2010 than bought a console in the same year.

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