Industry Outlook
Next-gen consoles, PCs and mobile gaming are pushing the limits
  • The video game and film industries are continuously growing despite recent economic downturns. Experts predict a healthy business with ever increasing profits. Animated feature films dominated the box office in 2017. Also, the sales of the latest edition of next-gen consoles, PS 4 and XBOX One, are still going strong since its launch. On the indie games front, successful Kickstarter campaigns have changed the playing field.

    For the concept artist, it means a healthy and expanding job market.
  • 143billion
    New reports forecast global video game
    industry will reach $143bn by 2020.
    - Newzoo
  • 50billion
    The global box office revenue is forecast
    to increase from $38bn in 2016 to
    nearly $50bn in 2020. - Statista.com
  • 58billion
    The report Mobile Game Market Forecasts
    estimates worldwide revenue from mobile
    games to reach $57.9bn by 2018. - Newzoo
  • TOP 5 DOMESTIC GROSSING GAMES
    US Annual 2017
    1. Call of Duty: WWII
    2. NBA 2K18
    3. Destiny 2
    4. Madden NFL 18
    5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of
    - Forbes
  • TOP 5 DOMESTIC GROSSING MOVIES
    US Annual 2017
    1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    2. Beauty and the Beast
    3. Wonder Woman
    4. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
    5. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
    - Box Office Mojo
  • TOP 5 MOBILE GAMES
    Worldwide 2017
    1. Arena of Valor
    2. Fantasy Westward Journey
    3. Monster Strike
    4. Clash Royale
    5. Clash of Clans
    - SuperData
  • All these top games and films require concept artists to design and visualize the stories, worlds and characters.
  • The arrival of new home consoles fuels dynamic growth over the period 2013-2017.
    - Gamesummit.pro
  • In 2017, mobile games will generate $45.7 Billion or 42% of the global market.
    - Newzoo