Investing in the Gaming Industry: How to Get Started

Alexandru Moscalu
Alexandru Moscalu
4 Min Read

The gaming industry has taken the world by storm. Playing video games is no longer only relevant to 12-year-old boys who love it as a pastime. Many gamers are now playing video games professionally in a billion-dollar E-sporting industry. And even though you might not have the slightest interest in video games, you might want to keep reading to learn how you can potentially make money as an investor.

Video games and the big E-sport companies have increasingly become interesting during recent years. It is not only interesting for ladies and gents that are passionate about gaming and making it to the top levels, either solo or in a group. It is also interesting for folks that are purely interested in making their coin grow into double or more. Of course, I am referring to investing in the gaming industry. 

Invest and earn

Investing your money is a good way of potentially making them grow, instead of simply letting them wait in a bank account to be used. Before getting into investing in any company, stock, or currency, however, you want to make sure you know the industry you are investing your money in. If you have never invested before, you might want to research the different forms of making a good investment.

Investing by trading currencies, for example, is probably a good way to learn how to invest, before getting into the gaming industry. The simple process of exchanging foreign currencies can teach you the basic concept of buying and subsequently selling for a higher price. Also, there are countless opportunities to find good trading apps for making investments when it suits you best.

More than just fun and games

Minecraft money

If you want to make good investments and, at the same time, you are a big gaming fan, investing in a market you already have an interest in is a good way to potentially earn good money, while staying updated on your favorite area. Because while you may not have the skillset to make it to the pro gaming level, instead, you can invest in your favorite video game stocks.  

A sensible way to get started is to first get a good overview of the gaming industry and potential good stocks to buy. Assess whether you want to invest in a video game publisher that is responsible for games – like Call of Duty – that have stood the test of time and is continuing to receive love from gamers around the world, or to invest in a publisher that is responsible for newer, evolving games like Among us, which shows a lot of potentials.  

Keep this in mind

When you buy stocks or make another type of investment, there is always a risk. That is the name of the game: to make a profit, you will need to take some level of risk. Although, thanks to “slices,” as an investor, you can buy stocks without having to buy the whole share. That means you are taking less of a risk.  

Regardless of how many stocks you have, you want to diversify your portfolio to minimize the risk. Do not put all your eggs in one basket. Spread out your investments and increase your chances of a higher profit when you are investing in the gaming industry. 

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Hi! I'm Alexandru. I have been a gamer since I was little. I have split my time between playing games and going to school. Recently I have been playing a little bit more casually and I enjoy watching games and keeping up with trends and news around the gaming industry!
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