PC gaming accessories are primarily designed for customers for playing PC games. PC gaming accessories give gamers enriched experience of playing games on their PCs. With the growing gaming market across the world, the sales of gaming accessories is also increasing rapidly. Some of the key PC gaming accessories include headset, mice, keyboard, surfaces, controllers, etc.
The global PC gaming accessories market is projected to witness rapid growth during the forecast period. Some of the major factors propelling the market growth are introduction of advanced and new audio visual devices. Innovation and technological advancements in various audiovisual devices have remarkably increased the demand for gaming accessories. Moreover, growing availability of smart controllers and high-end sound systems provide an improved and rich experience to customers. Furthermore, HD and 3D desktops PCs with inherent wireless connectivity and HDMI ports are also anticipated to offer enriched experience to customers, which in turn expected to drive the global PC gaming accessories market over the forecast period.
Frequent changes in technologies coupled with growing demand for wireless devices are anticipated to drive the market during the forecast period. For instance, manufacturers are introducing newer technologies such as wireless headsets. This has propelled the PC gaming accessories market globally.
Growing adoption of PC games among youngsters has increased the demand for PC gaming accessories such as wireless headphones, wireless headsets, controllers, etc. as they demand innovative technologies
Rise in the popularity of online games and upsurge in disposable income in urban areas are factors projected to drive the global PC gaming accessories market
Rapid technological innovation, including smart controllers, Bluetooth/NFC speakers, and implementation of noise canceling technology are projected to offer significant growth opportunities for PC gaming accessories market
The presence of several regional as well as multinational manufacturers has propelled the growth of the global PC gaming accessories market. Multinational manufacturers are increasingly focusing on integrating innovative technologies and features in their products for staying competitive in the market.
Increasing Internet penetration worldwide coupled with growing popularity of e-Commerce platform is further driving the sales of PC gaming accessories globally
Increasing demand for gaming consoles worldwide is one of the major factor expected to hinder the growth of PC gaming accessories during the forecast period
Growing popularity of tablets and smartphones as alternatives for PC games is another major restraining factor projected to hamper the growth of the global PC gaming accessories market. Furthermore, shifting consumer preference to substitutes such as mobile games is also anticipated to restrain market growth of global PC gaming accessories market during the forecast period.
The global PC gaming accessories market can be segmented based on type, price range, distribution channel, and region
In terms of type, the global PC gaming accessories market has been classified into headset, gaming mice, gaming keyboards, controllers, and others
Based on price range, the global PC gaming accessories market has been divided into low price, medium price, and high price
In terms of distribution channel, the global PC gaming accessories market has been bifurcated into online and offline. Offline distribution channel is further segmented into brand stores, hypermarkets/supermarkets, specialty stores, and others.
Based on region, the global market can be divided into North America (U.S., Canada, and Rest of North America), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, and Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (India, Japan, China, and Rest of Asia Pacific), Middle East & Africa (GCC, South Africa, and Rest of Middle East & Africa), and South America (Brazil and Rest of South America)
Key players operating in the global PC gaming accessories market include Razer, Inc., Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG., Logitech, madcatz, Turtle Beach, Plantronics, Inc. Corsair, A4TECH, Borangame, and dreamGEAR