According to a recent estimate, the value of video game spending worldwide is expected to top $100 billion in 2017.

Gaming enthusiasts at an event. (File photo)
Gaming enthusiasts at an event. (File photo)

Video gaming is one of the world's fastest-growing industries; and its revenues just do not come from players only.

Watching other people play has also become a spectator sport and a big business as well.

According to a recent report, the value of video game spending worldwide is expected to top $100 billion this year. About 42 percent percent of that figure comes from mobile gaming.

TRT World's Ira Spitzer takes a look at what's in store in the gaming world for this year and beyond.

Source: TRT World