The casual gaming market will remain a crucial audience for blockchain games and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) in gaming, according to three blockchain gaming company co-founders.
Casual gamers, people who play games somewhat regularly but rarely invest significant time, make up the largest segment of players in the gaming industry.
Kieran Warwick, co-founder of blockchain role-playing game Illuvium called casual gamers “critical” because of the sheer number of them in the population.
There are more than 3 billion gamers worldwide as of 2023, and it’s estimated that at least 1.95 billion are casual gamers, according to Exploding Topics.
Keiran Warwick, co-founder, Illuvium Source: LinkedIn
Warwick said gamers interested in earning in-game yield, primarily from developing countries and attracted to mobile gaming, are becoming increasingly important as well.
However, Warwick admits