About 66% of Brazilians play electronic games, according to the Game Brasil Survey, held in February this year on the habit of playing digital games, frequency and duration of matches.

Among the platforms used for the games, 83% of respondents prefer the smartphone, followed by videogames, with 48.5%, and notebook, with 42.6%. Practicality, always having in hand and the possibility of playing in any place are aspects considered by the 5,110 participants of the study.

According to the study, the main public of videogames are men of class A or B of up to 34 years. Among the casual gamers, those who do not consider themselves avid players, are women from 25 to 34 years old.

Other habits

The practice of consuming games, according to the study, is conveed to other activities such as watching TV, listening to music, surfing the internet, eating and drinking. The survey also points out that 41.3% of parents disagree — totally or partially — that digital games lead to aggressive behavior.

In Latin America, 52.6% have the custom of playing video games, regardless of the platform. Among the players, 50.3% are men and 49.7% are women. In this region, the smartphone stood out as the main game platform, with 81% of the respondents ' opinion.

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