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Board Games Market Size

  • Report ID: GMI8187
  • Published Date: Feb 2024
  • Report Format: PDF

Board Games Market Size

Board Games Market size was valued at USD 12 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of over 4.5% between 2024 and 2032. Board game designers are exploring diverse themes and mechanics, catering to a wide range of interests and preferences. This includes cooperative & competitive gameplay to thematic storytelling and strategy. Board games based on popular Intellectual Properties (IPs), such as movies, TV shows, and video games, continue to be popular. Licensed games leverage existing fan bases and offer familiar themes & characters, attracting both hardcore fans and newcomers to the hobby.


Additionally, board games are no longer a niche hobby. They are becoming more inclusive and accessible to a wider demographic including families, casual gamers, and adults looking for social experiences. Despite the rise of digital entertainment, these games have experienced a resurgence in popularity. People are seeking more social and offline activities, leading to increased interest in board games. With increased market competition, there is a greater emphasis on high-quality components including artwork, miniatures, and durable game components. Publishers are investing in production values to enhance the overall gaming experience and justify higher price points.


The market has broadened its appeal beyond traditional demographics including families and casual gamers. It still primarily targets a specific niche audience. Expanding beyond this core audience can be challenging, particularly in regions or communities where board gaming is less culturally ingrained. The board games market often experiences seasonal fluctuations in sales with peak periods around holidays and gift-giving seasons.


This can create challenges for companies in terms of inventory management, cash flow, and maintaining consistent revenue throughout the year. The market is also facing competition from digital entertainment such as video games, mobile apps, and streaming services. These platforms offer convenient and immersive experiences that can detract from the appeal of these traditional games.


Authors: Avinash Singh, Sunita Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Board games market size was USD 12 billion in 2023 and is expected to register over 4.5% CAGR from 2024-2032 owing to rising number of consumers seeking more social and offline activities, leading to increased interest in board games worldwide.

Board games industry from the monopoly segment reached USD 2.8 billion in 2023 and is expected to register an appreciable CAGR from 2024-2032 due to its iconic design, familiar gameplay mechanics, and enduring legacy making it a household favorite.

North America board games industry size recorded USD 3.6 billion in 2023 due to a strong presence of established publishers, enthusiastic gaming communities, and cultural acceptance of board gaming as a recreational activity in the region.

Mattel Inc., Ravensburger AG, Asmodee Group, Goliath Games LLC, Spin Master Corp., University Games Corp., PlayMonster LLC, Z-Man Games LLC, HABA - Habermaass GmbH, Fantasy Flight Games, and Schmidt Spiele GmbH, are some of the major board games companies worldwide.

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 20
  • Tables & Figures: 232
  • Countries covered: 24
  • Pages: 183
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