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George Jijiashvili's Blog   Expert Blogs


I'm a principal analyst at Omdia, leading research into games and AR/VR technologies. Based in London, I produce insights into the games sector through regular reports, market sizing and forecasting.

My specialisms include the video game market, cloud gaming and wearable technology. I've previously worked at CCS Insight.

Follow me on Twitter: @GioKinto


Expert Blogs

Posted by George Jijiashvili on Thu, 10 Jun 2021 02:46:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
Omdia analysts George Jijiashvili and Matthew Bailey summarize Microsoft's latest news about Game Pass and cloud gaming, while highlighting their key takeaways.

Posted by George Jijiashvili on Thu, 18 Mar 2021 11:27:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
Nvidia revealed a $9.99/month (or $99.99/year) GeForce Now ‘Priority’ subscription, replacing the introductory $4.99/month 'Founders' membership. Its free tier remains intact. Omdia's senior analyst George Jijiashvili assesses this announcement.

Posted by George Jijiashvili on Mon, 07 Dec 2020 10:26:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet
Omdia polled over 5,000 consumers to gain insight into consumers' awareness and uptake of cloud gaming services in the US, UK, Germany, Japan and China.

Posted by George Jijiashvili on Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:56:00 EST in Business/Marketing, VR
New research from Omdia shows that the consumer virtual reality (VR) market will be worth $10bn by 2025. In 2020, 3.3m standalone headsets will be sold, outselling combined smartphone and tethered VR headsets for the first time.

Posted by George Jijiashvili on Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:34:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet
Today Nvidia launched its GeForce Now cloud gaming service on iOS in beta. Due to App Store’s restrictions on cloud gaming services, it will be delivered as a web app though the Safari browser.

Posted by George Jijiashvili on Mon, 26 Oct 2020 01:04:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Games industry analyst's take on Facebook launching a free cloud gaming service - Focusing on Facebook's position in cloud gaming, 'cloud playable ads' and the increasingly contentious relationship between cloud gaming companies and Apple.

George Jijiashvili's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 09/17/2020 - 10:30]

Thanks for your comment. Indeed ...

Thanks for your comment. Indeed - even mobile gaming like what Hatch is doing, and what Tencent is trying to do with Instant Play Cloud gaming will certainly provide a platform for a large variety of gaming as you 've noted. I didn 't mean to exclude them, but given ...