Newzoo has released an infographic detailing the Taiwanese gaming market in 2018. Taiwan's 14.5 million players are expected to spend $1.3 billion in 2018, making it the world's 15th largest gaming market.
According to the survey, of gamers who pay for in-game items or virtual goods already, 78% have spent money on them in the last six months. 30% of women and 32% of men purchased some kind of power-up in a game.
Of all Taiwanese gamers, 99% of women and 98% of men play mobile games, while 60% of women and 72% of men play on console. 81% of women and 90% of men play PC games.
Online gaming content is popular to watch, with just over half (54%) of the online population viewing regularly and 49% watching on mobile devices. Esports is still struggling to gain traction, though. Of those who are aware of esports at all, only 12% watch esports content multiple times in a month, with League of Legends as the most popular esports game to watch.