China’s mobile game market hit sales revenue of 209.68 billion yuan last year during the pandemic, according to Gamma Data. Photo: AFP
China’s mobile game market hit sales revenue of 209.68 billion yuan last year during the pandemic, according to Gamma Data. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus has changed China’s entertainment habits, but consumer spending is still weak

  • Stagnating income growth and job losses have seen many Chinese turn to cheap online entertainment during the pandemic
  • Sales revenue in China’s games market last year increased 20.71 per cent year on year to 278.69 billion yuan, according to Gamma Data

China’s mobile game market hit sales revenue of 209.68 billion yuan last year during the pandemic, according to Gamma Data. Photo: AFP
China’s mobile game market hit sales revenue of 209.68 billion yuan last year during the pandemic, according to Gamma Data. Photo: AFP
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