The demand for gaming PCs in EMEA decreased in 1Q2020 by 2.7% and increased 2Q2020 10.6%Olga Blinkova | 16.06.2020
IDC has estimated that sales of gaming notebooks and desktops in EMEA decreased in the first quarter of 2020 2.7% to 1.6 million units. The second quarter saw an increase of 10.6%.
But the joy will be short-lived in the second half of the year on this segment of the market is expected to decline again.
For the year, according to IDC, the market for gaming PCs in EMEA will decline by 2.4%.
As for geographic features, in Western Europe, sales of gaming PCs in the first quarter of this year decreased by 10.2%. Later, during the quarantine in different countries, the demand for
similar products have increased, because people had nothing to do. In the second quarter of 2020 in Western Europe, the PC gaming market showed growth of 11.8%.
In Central and Eastern Europe and the middle East and Africa (CEMA), the market of gaming PC, by contrast, actively growing, gaining 10.2% in the first quarter of this year and reaching a value of 0.67 million shares.
If we take separately the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), the market in 1Q2020 increased 3.5%. In the middle East and Africa (MEA) sales literally exploded upward, gaining for the first three months
the current year of 23.2%. If we take only the segment of gaming laptops, the picture is even more impressive in the CEE sales rose 17.3% and in a MEA more than a significant 35.4 per cent. In the second quarter
CEE market grew by 13.2%, and in MEA increased 1 percent. However, for the remaining six months of the year at IDC expect negative results for both regions.
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