The coronavirus pandemic has been a challenge for all of us over the past year, and since people spend more time at home, they have also taken up new hobbies and activities. Perhaps not surprisingly, there has been a surge in games around the world.
According to a recent report by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), there are about 214 million players in the United States alone, with 75% of households having at least one person playing. As a result, gambling has become a fun group activity during the pandemic, especially for those looking to connect with others. In fact, more than six in 10 players reported playing regularly with others online or in person.
The rise of gambling is not limited to the United States either. “Game Marketing Predictions for 2021 on Facebook”1 He pointed out that the number of new players last year reached new highs in countries around the world, reaching 8.6 million in the United Kingdom, 6.5 million in Germany and 9.4 million in South Korea. These numbers further confirm the rise of games to a leading entertainment and entertainment business.
Samsung TV owners are no exception to this trend as they have also become avid gamers during the pandemic. According to Samsung internal search data,2 The number of users in the US connecting gaming devices to their QLED TVs has nearly doubled, from 19.4% in March 2020 to 35.3% in March 2021. In Korea, this number has nearly tripled from 11.4% to 27% over the same period.
Samsung’s 65-inch segment was the most popular TV size for gaming, and high-end models that support high-end gaming experience, including a 120Hz panel refresh rate, were larger. They are likely to be connected to the latest gaming hardware. This means more gamers are on consoles. Controllers like Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation (PS) use advanced TVs with enhanced gaming features to enjoy an enhanced gaming experience.
Against the backdrop of the game’s stunning rise in popularity, Samsung has improved its 2021 TV lineup with gamers in mind. The company’s latest TVs are packed with premium features designed to drive next-level gaming experiences.
For example, both Samsung Neo QLED 2021 TVs include support for AMD FreeSync Premium Pro.3– Technology allowing true HDR console and PC gaming. FreeSync Premium Pro adds HDR support, making bright scenes brighter and dark scenes darker to improve contrast. HDR is often considered one of the most important features among gamers. A step forward, Neo’s Motion Xcelerator Turbo + technology supports ultra-smooth motion at 4K 120Hz, giving users the smoother way to win.
Samsung’s Neo QLED TVs 2021 are the first to achieve Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker (VDE) certification for gaming TV performance. Four 2021 Neo QLED models (QN900, QN800, QN90 and QN85) are certified for excellent HDR performance, which includes a peak brightness of over 1,000 nits, allowing for intricate detail in dark and bright scenes, as well as low input lag with a response time of around 5 Ms at 4K at 120Hz, providing one of the lowest input delays in the industry. Features like these are ideal for new TV buyers and avid gamers, allowing users to capture every detail of gameplay.
The unique gaming experience of the 2021 Neo QLED line is enhanced by adding immersion enhancement features such as Super Ultrawide Gameview, as well as an all-new Game Bar game interface. Super Ultrawide Gameview technology allows users to enjoy ultra-wide aspect ratios (21: 9 and 32: 9) that were previously only offered on gaming monitors, this gives gamers a wider field of view and ensures that they don’t miss a single action. The game bar is in game mode, allowing players to easily adjust the aspect ratio of the screen, check input lag, connect wireless headphones, etc.
For more information about Samsung 2021 TVs and their gaming features, please visit www.samsung.com.
1 Game Marketing Insights 2021, Facebook Games (January 2021)
2 Reflects the internal data and results of users who have chosen Samsung Smart TV Terms and Conditions.
3 Some items were excluded.