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US to overtake China as world's top gaming market this year

Beijing's nine-month freeze on new game licenses hurt growth

Mobile gaming remains the largest segment in the global games market, generating 45% of total industry revenues in 2019. 

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- The U.S. this year will surpass China as the largest gaming market by revenue for the first time since 2015, partly thanks to Beijing's freeze on new game approvals last year, according to a recent report.

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