How much does it cost to be a ‘gamer’ in Spain?

Acquiring the necessary elements to obtain the complete set of ‘gamer’ on PC costs about 3,485 euros on average, while the average price of a game console is 394 euros.

In the digital age, there are not a few children and adolescents who dream of playing video game on a professional way. The gamers they are acquiring more and more fame, especially among young people, who are attentive to all his exploits on the Internet. To shed some light on the subject, the online price comparator idealo.es has conducted a study to analyze how much does it cost to be gamer in Spain (and it is precisely not something that everyone can afford).

One of the conclusions of this study, published by DreamHack Spain, is that the price differs a lot depending on whether the video games are PC or game console, the latter being the most economical option for gamers. Of course, both video game consoles and computers gaming They are a 17% more expensive this year than in 2020. The average price of a console in our country of almost 394 euros, while the PCs rub against the 1.874 euros.

Spain is the fourth European country with the highest video game penetration. According to GameTrack data, 45% of the Spanish is fan of this type of entertainment. In addition, the idealo.es report indicates that in Spain there are 12 times more players on consoles than on PC. This is mainly due to the price, but it is also influenced by the fact that a PC gamer needs more than just a CPU.

In that sense, the acquisition of all the accessories necessary for a complete kit of gamer de PC causes the average price to rise to 3.485 euros whether to include items such as joystick, steering wheel, virtual reality goggles, chair gamer, headphones, mouse, keyboard, monitor and the computer itself, all specifically designed to offer the best gaming experience. If we focus exclusively on the computer, monitor, keyboard, mouse and headphones, the average for a gaming on PC it stands at about dand 2,620 euros.

Spain, the fourth cheapest country for gamers

However, although these figures seem high, comparing the price level with other countries in Europe, Spain is the fourth cheapest country to be gamer behind the United Kingdom (€3,233), Austria (€3,463) and France (€3,480). In the antipodes are Germany and Italy, where the average purchase price of the entire set exceeds 3,750 euros.

For Arturo Castelló, founder of DreamHack Spain, “to be gamer It is a whole lifestyle through which it is possible to live Unique experiences and connect with a whole community related to your preferences». “The new generation consoles recently launched on the market, the new technologies such as the virtual reality and the shortage of chips have influenced the increase in prices, but that has not prevented the sector continues to grow and the public gamer be growing, allowing more and more people to enjoy the benefits of video games and connect with an incredible community with which share your experiences and passions”.

Adrián Amorín, Country Manager of idealo.es, ensures that, in addition, product demand gaming it has increased in recent years due to the increasing variety offered by the industry gamer in the market. “And the pandemic has also pushed this demand, helping to increase interest.” “The casters have more and more products at their fingertips to make professional broadcasts from your living room with a range of prices that range from mid-range products to the most professional ones”, concludes Amorín.

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