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Arcade1Up Now 4th Largest Gaming Hardware Brand

Last Updated on January 16, 2024

Launched just five years ago, Arcade1Up is making a massive impact on the gaming industry, retro and AAA.

Arcade1Up, the company that’s redefined retro gaming, has just leveled up in a major way. After snagging the prestigious “Best of CES” title in both 2022 and 2023, they’ve smashed through the ranks to become the fourth largest brand in gaming hardware, according to a 2023 NPD Group report. That’s a monumental achievement for a company that’s just five years old!

But what’s the secret sauce behind this electrifying rise? While retro arcade systems have definitely played a part, the report highlights the Infinity Game Board, the revolutionary hybrid gaming wonder that’s captured imaginations worldwide. This 18.5-inch touchscreen marvel, with its responsive tactile feedback and library of over 100 board games and activities, is a game-changer in every sense of the word.

This is in addition to devices such as the Star Wars arcade machine reissue, the Tron 40th anniversary cabinet, and many others.

“Being recognized as one of the top brands in gaming hardware is a proud moment for us,” says David McIntosh, SVP of Brand and Communications at Arcade1Up. “The Infinity Game Board has been a game-changer, literally and figuratively, in our industry.”

And the accolades don’t stop there. The global gaming market is booming, projected to reach a staggering USD 665.77 billion by 2030 (Fortune Business Insights, July 2023). Arcade1Up’s meteoric rise in the hardware sector is a testament to their innovative spirit and unwavering commitment to pure, unadulterated fun.

As the gaming landscape evolves, the board game market is expanding and Arcade1Up is at the forefront of this revolution, reimagining how we experience gaming at home and beyond. Whether that’s with a digital board game device or a reissue of retro hardware, hopefully the retro community can benefit from this expansion.

Learn more about Arcade1Up’s range on the company website.

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