Every third German is playing computer games

Playing computer and videogames has been developed to a kind of German national sport. More than one-third of the Germans - and even more than two-third of the 14 to 19 year-olds - are playing those games. Playing on the Internet are gaining more importance, 38% using this possibility. Most favoured are multiplayer games like card games, strategy games and chess. 68% of the computer games user are playing online at least once a week, 22% even daily.

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