Iran Game Industry & Market

Iran is one of the middle eastern countries with the largest young population and the second biggest Video Game market in the Middle East. Also, Iran is one of the biggest producers of video games in the region and having the biggest internet user population in the region.


The National Plan for Computer Games in Iran

Game development industry is one of the main lines of development in IT for Iran whose advancement will eventually lead to economic growth, creation of jobs and more employment opportunities.

The National Plan for Computer Games in Iran is a comprehensive plan to boost the market for the Iranian games industry, which was drafted by the country’s High Council for Cyberspace and endorsed by the President in 2015. The plan is devised to support, supervise, amend regulations, commercialize and boost the

game industry, and the duties of the departments of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.


Statistical market research of Iranian game market

- 23 million players play at least one hour per week

- Average age of players is: 21 years’ old

- The most used devices: 77% of players use smartphones for gaming

- Daily average time of playing is: 79 minutes

- Game’s revenue is: 270,000,000$

Gender of players

Age group of players

Population, Demographics and internet users

Located in southwestern Asia, on the northern shore of the Persian Gulf with an area of 1,648,195 square kilometers. Iran lies at the eastern most edge of the geographic and cultural region known as the Middle East.


Iran has the biggest internet user population in the Middle East

Iran in heart of the Middle East

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