Custom Consulting

With over 100 years of combined experience in the game industry, the DFC Intelligence team is well suited to serve the needs of all segments of the gaming value chain as well as investors with identifying opportunities and doing due diligence.  We conduct short to intermediate-term engagements for clients on both a quantitative and qualitative basis.

Analysis of Distribution Channels

  • Retail
  • Digital Distribution
  • Emerging Models

Key Market Trends

  • Upcoming Games
  • Latest Technological Developments
  • Streaming Services
  • Investment, M&A and Partnerships

Company Assessments and Profiles

  • Product Analysis
  • Go To Market
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Business Plans

DFC Intelligence is about much more than just providing data. Our expertise ranges from hands-on consumer studies to detailed investor due diligence. We understand companies, products and how to work with the media. Our access to a deep panel of gamers allows clients to survey consumers based on a variety of criteria. Custom useability and focus group studies are available, not only in the U.S., but locally in China, Korea, Japan and other markets.

We understand that each client is unique and may need customized solutions...

DFC can create custom reports and data pulls that allow users to pull information on specific market segments, companies and other measurements.  Our extensive data sets can be optimized to best fit client requirements.

For industry sizing and forecasts, data is usually available by:

  1. Global or by region/country
  2. Market segment/platform (PC, console, mobile down to individual platform ex Android, Xbox One, PlayStation 4)
  3. 5-year Forecasts
  4. Market analyses

Recent Client Works

Market Overviews

Executive level overviews and presentations on challenges and opportunities in games as a service (GAAS) market as well as strategic opportunities for specific companies including Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Nvidia, Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard, Ubisoft, Embracer, Tencent as well as private companies

Market Forecasting

Development of customized video game console market forecast for current and new video game systems broken down by platform, country, digital versus physical sales. Market sizing and growth for PC hardware, components including full systems and individual components such as liquid cooling systems and accessories

Game Technology

 Analysis and sizing of historical penetration of PC game APIs (DirectX, Vulkan) as well as analysis and market sizing of PC game engines

Investor Consulting/Product Forecasting

Market sizing, key players and growth opportunities for battle royale, MOBA, sports, racing genres, individual product analysis that includes comparison and analysis of key competing games and forecast for game sales, due diligence analysis for investors looking to invest in specific games and genres, 24-month and 36-month forecast for product launch of premium game with DLC and microtransactions

Ask An Analyst

Do you have a short-term or focused engagement?  Do you need fast answers from industry experts instead of long drawn out projects that drain your budgets while serving as training for overpriced and inexperienced consultant firm associates?

We understand that many clients have specific questions that need direct answers.

Over the years DFC Intelligence analysts have done hundreds of calls with industry clients and investors with focused inquiries into announcements, M&A, earnings or general industry trends.

Sometimes clients have short-term needs that require a trusted provider they can come back to again and again

Clients want access to analysts they trust and who can deliver on the immediate needs that the industry creates.  Requests for data, feedback, opinions on emerging developments?


Calls can be as short as an hour, engagements a half-day or full.  A great way to drill down to a specific topic in a short time.

DFC Intelligence can deliver engagements on a short-term or ongoing basis.


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