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60 percent of Gamers Experience Server Outages While Playing; 84 percent have Games Freeze on Them

According to a survey conducted by LeaseWeb at  Game Developers Conference San Francisco b/w  March 27, 2013 and March 29, 2013 which polled 100 gamers,  six out of 10 gamers experienced unplanned server outages while playing their favorite games,  and 84 percent  had games freeze or crash on them  in the middle of game-play.  The margin of error in survey is +/- 9.78 percentage points. Interrupted play tends to leave most gamers annoyed, and considering the rapid growth potential of the online gaming industry, investing in reliable infrastructure is becoming more important than ever. – Paul Grimwood, BDM, LeaseWeb. Other key findings of the survey are:  iOS is poised to nudge past the PC as the most popular gaming platform in 2013 by a 1 percent margin. 42 percent of gamers surveyed belie...

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