People play online games to relax and de-stress, according to a survey. The survey by Reycreo, a platform for easy and fun gaming experience, was conducted among 1,000 people to understand the lifestyle of an online gamer, read a statement. Also Read - Everything Xbox and Bethesda showcased during E3 2021: Age of Empires IV, Xbox mini-fridge and more
It was found that just 20 percent play games for fun and recreation, and 80 percent want to play when they want to relax. As many as 37 per cent respondents play online games when they are travelling whereas 63 percent of the respondents play while at home or at their workplace when they want to relax or de-stress. Also Read - E3 2021: What is it, entire schedule, how to watch livestream for free, what to expect
The study also stated that about 76 percent of the user base comprises of professionals and 14 percent are students. Surprisingly, 10 percent of loyal online gamers are senior citizens who play to overcome boredom and to pass time. Also Read - 89% gamers in India prefer PC gaming over mobile gaming: Reveals HP Gaming report
Apart from metros like Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, users from tier-II cities like Patna, Indore, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Pune, Chandigarh, Kochi and Bhopal are the most active online gamers. How frequently do people play online games? On an average, a user plays around 15-18 games per day and spends around 30 minutes every day on the platform.