Shinhan Card's data reveals gamers spend more on phone plans, food deliveries
Shinhan Card Co.'s transaction data for the first quarter revealed that PC or mobile game users paid 20,000 won more to telecom companies than non-PC or mobile gamers and 48 percent more gamers used food delivery than those who said they didn’t play PC or mobile games.
PC or mobile game users spent an average of 104,000 won for each payment to telecom companies, while console gamers spent 77,000 won, less than online gamers.
Among PC or mobile gamers, 69 percent used food delivery apps, while 62 percent of console game players did.
Only 21 percent of non-gamers ordered food online, which indicates that all gamers tended to order food more often than others..
Shinhan Card explained that before the pandemic, gamers meet at internet cafes, which offer the latest hardware.
But gamers are now prompted to play from home and meet their friends online.