The DFC Intelligence video game forecasting services allows clients to receive detailed data on major segments in the video game industry. Subscribers receive all our published forecasts as well as access to custom data pulls and granular forecasts from the DFC database.

Clients have the option to purchase available data sets or create custom reports based on the metrics they choose. Custom reports often do not cost significantly more than off-the-shelf reports and can usually be delivered within 48 hours.

Pivot tables available upon request

Forecasting Options Available

Hardware Platforms

Hardware platforms focus on unit sales, installed base, revenue and users

Options Include:

  • Windows PC
  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Nintendo
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Accessories

Detailed Breakouts:

  • Gamer PC, DIY PC, Gaming Laptop, Low-End PC
  • PlayStation 2,3,4 and 5, PSP, Vita
  • Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
  • Nintendo Switch, Wii, Wii U, DS/3DS
  • Controllers, Headsets, Mice, Keyboards
  • Smartphones, Tablets


Breakouts can be down by specific regions and/or countries. Granularity varies by country/region.

Major Regions Include:

  • North America
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Latin America
  • MENA
  • Asia

Countries Include:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Germany
  • Nordic Countries
  • Benelux
  • Spain/Portugal
  • Italy
  • Australia/New Zealand
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Czech/Hungary/Romania
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Columbia
  • Turkey/ Saudi Arabia/UAE
  • India
  • China
  • South Korea
  • Japan

Business Models

Business models focus on users and how revenue is generated

Revenue Options:

  • Subscription Revenue
  • Digital Add-On Content
  • Full-Game Revenue
  • Digital/Packaged (Physical)
  • Retail Online
  • Free-to-Play
  • Pay-to-Play
  • Cosmetic Content
  • Game DLC
  • Cloud Games
  • Metaverse

User Breakouts:

  • ARPU by Consumer Type
  • Low-End Consumer
  • High-End Consumer
  • Multi-Platform Users
  • Peripherals/Accessories ARPU
  • System Spend and Attach Rate

Contact us for your specific needs and additional details