In other gaming news, a full 72% of U.S. gamers now play games online -- up 5 percentage points year-over-over -- according to new data from NPD Research. Yes, “the number of people who play
video games without an online connection is quickly dwindling,” comments GeekWire.com. Also of note, the number of U.S. gamers who use a PC for online gaming declined by 4 percentage points over
the past year, to 68%. “That’s still enough to make the PC the most popular platform for online gaming but mobile is catching up quickly,” GeekWire notes.