WalletHub Study: 2017’s Best Cities for Gamers Reviewed by Momizat on . WalletHub By Jack Barnes With the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 drawing large crowds to Los Angeles until June 15 and U.S. gaming revenues expected to exce WalletHub By Jack Barnes With the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 drawing large crowds to Los Angeles until June 15 and U.S. gaming revenues expected to exce Rating: 0
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WalletHub Study: 2017’s Best Cities for Gamers

WalletHub Study: 2017’s Best Cities for Gamers

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By Jack Barnes

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 drawing large crowds to Los Angeles until June 15 and U.S. gaming revenues expected to exceed $25 billion this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017’s Best Cities for Gamers
To determine the best places to be a serious gamer, WalletHub’s number crunchers compared the 100 largest cities across 20 key indicators of gamer-friendliness. The data ranges from average internet speed to video-game stores per capita to number of esports tournaments.

Top 20 Cities for Gamers
1Orlando, FL11San Francisco, CA
2Seattle, WA12San Jose, CA
3Austin, TX13Fremont, CA
4New York, NY14Pittsburgh, PA
5Atlanta, GA15Columbus, OH
6Los Angeles, CA16Raleigh, NC
7Las Vegas, NV17Anaheim, CA
8Irvine, CA18Virginia Beach, VA
9Boston, MA19Madison, WI
10San Diego, CA20Portland, OR

Best vs. Worst

  • Las Vegas has the most video-game stores per square root of the population, 0.0283, which is 23.6 times more than in Memphis, Tenn., the city with the fewest at 0.0012.
  • Pittsburgh has the highest average download speed, 14.62 Mbps, which is 3.1 times higher than in Honolulu, the city with the lowest at 4.70 Mbps.
  • Gilbert, Ariz., has the highest share of households with a broadband connection, 94 percent, which is 1.9 times higher than in Detroit, the city with the lowest at 50 percent.
  • Durham, N.C., has the cheapest monthly internet cost, $40, which is 2.5 times cheaper than in Anchorage, Alaska, the city with the most expensive at $101.36.

To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-for-gamers/36270/

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