Last year Chinese game market size reached RMB 51.8 billion, according to a recent report by iResearch, a Beijing-based market researcher. With the rate of increase slowing down to less than 20%, the market growth has started to level off.

We also spotted some other interesting findings from the report; keep reading to find out more.

The first two charts (pictured below) elucidate online gaming market trend from 2007 to 2016 in general. As shown, overall company revenues are rising slightly quicker than the whole paid game market in China, mainly due to the extra income companies pulled in from cooperation platforms or overseas markets.

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