ATLANTA, GA– July 7, 2017– Wallet Hub, a personal finance website, has ranked Atlanta as #5 on its 2017’s Best Cities for Gamers list. WalletHub’s data team compared the 100 largest U.S. cities across 20 key indicators of gamer-friendliness. Their data set ranges from average internet speed to video-game stores per capita to number of esports tournaments.
In Georgia there are 120 game development studios in the state and the industry had an estimated $550 million economic impact in 2015. The industry is just one vital part of a bigger Digital Entertainment Technology ecosystem in Georgia that encompasses:
- Games Sector – Console Development, Online Games, Social or Casual Games, Mobile Games, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality
- Animation & Digital Effects – 2D and 3D Animation, Visual Effects, Motion Graphics & Motion Capture, Immersive entertainment
- Filmed Entertainment – eSports, MultiChannel Networks
Checkout the other cities that made WalletHub’s Best Cities for Gamers list.
Learn more about Georgia’s Digital Media Technology ecosystem here