As the demand for more innovation grows, gaming developers and designers have found ways to exceed expectations by creating software that can be used not only with consoles but also for online gaming. There are numerous tech innovators that have found their niche as leaders in this industry.
As one of the leading online gaming companies in the world, Microsoft dominates the core gamer market. As founders of Xbox, the company has a net worth of US$402.06 billion.
This Chinese company is the biggest gaming company in the world. It has also just recently signed a deal with Lego to develop online games.
Commonly known as EA Sports, this is one of the oldest and most well-known names in the gaming world. It is well-known for popularising now household-name games such as FIFA, NBA and NFL games.
With a net worth of US$29.93 billion, this company is host to games such as World of Warcraft.and Call of Duty.
Even though Apple is most renowned for revolutionising the smartphone industry, what many people forget to factor into their business model is the amount of profits that are made from gaming. Apple essentially earns royalties for every game app sale via the App Store.
Renowned for their simple mechanics designs, King is the creator of the popular Candy Crush game which exploded on the market as soon as it launched. Synergies with smartphone tech have made it much easier for this company to thrive.
Sony Computer Entertainment
This is officially the largest provider of video game consoles worldwide. PlayStation 2 remains the best- selling console globally and had quite an impact on the transformation of the gaming industry. It was instrumental in creating a new phase of gaming, by introducing new gaming console designs and improved gaming experiences.
This company started out as a card manufacturer and is credited with having revived gaming through the Super Marios Brothers gaming brand.
More top online gaming companies in the world 2019 include the likes of:
- Square Enix