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11 top gaming stocks to buy in 2024

Ready to invest in the video game industry? Learn how to invest in gaming stocks in just a few steps.

The best gaming stocks depend on your portfolio and investment goals — while volatility can be ideal for day traders, long-term investors will want to look to stocks with steadier gains over time.

The top video game stocks included on this page all trade on the S&P 500, have an analyst recommendation of "Buy" or better and are sorted by year-to-date performance.

  1. Nintendo Co ADR (NTDOY)
  2. Sony Group Corporation (SNE)
  3. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
  4. Activision Blizzard (ATVI)
  5. Tencent Holdings Ltd ADR (TCEHY)
  6. Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO)
  7. Zynga (ZNGA)
  8. Glu Mobile (GLUU)
  9. Electronic Arts (EA)
  10. The9 Ltd ADR (NCTY)
  11. Sea (SE)

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  2. Sign up for an account. Provide your personal information and sign up.
  3. Set up a funding method to pay for the transaction. Deposit funds into your account by linking your banking information.
  4. Choose the stocks you want to buy. Search for the stock by name or ticker symbol like NTDOY or SNE.
  5. Place your order. Buy the stock. It's that simple.

Take a deeper dive into gaming stocks

If you're interested in investing in the video game industry, take a closer look at what companies in this industry do and how the stocks have historically performed. Keep in mind that positive past performance doesn't guarantee that a stock will continue to rise in the future.

1. Nintendo Co ADR (NTDOY)

Nintendo Co. , Ltd. , together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells home entertainment products in Japan, the Americas, Europe, and internationally.

Nintendo Co ADR stock opened the day at $13.56 after a previous close of $13.79. The latest price was $13.32 (25-minute delay). Nintendo Co ADR is listed on the PINK, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD1.7 trillion and employs 7,724 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $62,044,332,032
  • P/E ratio: 19.7463
  • PEG ratio: 13.76

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2. Sony Group Corporation (SNE)

Sony Group Corporation designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for the consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. The company distributes software titles and add-on content through digital networks; network services related to game, video, and music content; and home and portable game consoles, packaged software, and peripheral devices. It also develops, produces, markets, and distributes recorded music; publishes music; and produces and distributes animation titles, game applications based on animation titles, and various services for music and visual products.

Sony Group Corporation is listed on the N/A, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$77.6 billion and employs 111,700 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $129,214,529,536
  • P/E ratio: 13.5165
  • PEG ratio: 1.9414

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3. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation develops and supports software, services, devices and solutions worldwide. The Productivity and Business Processes segment offers office, exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, office 365 Security and Compliance, Microsoft viva, and Microsoft 365 copilot; and office consumer services, such as Microsoft 365 consumer subscriptions, Office licensed on-premises, and other office services. This segment also provides LinkedIn; and dynamics business solutions, including Dynamics 365, a set of intelligent, cloud-based applications across ERP, CRM, power apps, and power automate; and on-premises ERP and CRM applications.

Microsoft Corporation stock opened the day at $446.30 after a previous close of $446.34. The latest price was $443.03 (25-minute delay). Microsoft Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$236.6 billion and employs 221,000 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $3,278,094,467,072
  • P/E ratio: 38.187
  • PEG ratio: 2.1103

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4. Activision Blizzard (ATVI)

Activision Blizzard, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, develops and publishes interactive entertainment content and services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates through three segments: Activision, Blizzard, and King.

Activision Blizzard is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$8.7 billion and employs 13,000 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $74,289,463,296
  • P/E ratio: 34.5861
  • PEG ratio: 3.7987

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5. Tencent Holdings Ltd ADR (TCEHY)

Tencent Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, offers value-added services (VAS), online advertising, fintech, and business services in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It operates through VAS, Online Advertising, FinTech and Business Services, and Others segments. The company's consumers business provides communication and services, such as instant messaging and social network; digital content including online games, videos, live streaming, news, music, and literature; fintech services, which includes mobile payment, wealth management, loans, and securities trading; and various tools, such as network security management, browser, navigation, application management, email, etc.

Tencent Holdings Ltd ADR stock opened the day at $49.50 after a previous close of $48.71. The latest price was $49.18 (25-minute delay). Tencent Holdings Ltd ADR is listed on the PINK, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$618.5 billion and employs 104,787 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $455,538,212,864
  • P/E ratio: 28.8084
  • PEG ratio: 0.7633

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6. Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO)

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. develops, publishes, and markets interactive entertainment solutions for consumers worldwide. It develops and publishes action/adventure products under the Grand Theft Auto, LA Noire, Max Payne, Midnight Club, and Red Dead Redemption names, as well as other franchises.

Take-Two Interactive Software stock opened the day at $155.01 after a previous close of $155.37. The latest price was $154.81 (25-minute delay). Take-Two Interactive Software is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$5.3 billion and employs 12,371 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $27,365,042,176
  • PEG ratio: 2.4545

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7. Zynga (ZNGA)

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social game services in the United States and internationally. The company provides social games as live services played on mobile platforms, such as Apple iOS and Google's Android operating systems; social networking platforms, such as Facebook and Snapchat; and personal computers consoles, such as Nintendo's Switch game console, and other platforms and consoles.

Zynga is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.8 billion and employs 2,952 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $9,302,868,992
  • PEG ratio: 1.28

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8. Glu Mobile (GLUU)

Glu Mobile Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, develops, publishes, and markets a portfolio of free-to-play mobile games for the users of smartphones and tablet devices. It publishes titles primarily in four genres, including lifestyle, casual, role playing games, and sports and outdoors.

Glu Mobile is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$540.5 million and employs 802 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $2,203,875,072
  • P/E ratio: 104.1667
  • PEG ratio: 1.4671

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9. Electronic Arts (EA)

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and delivers games, content, and services for game consoles, PCs, mobile phones, and tablets worldwide. It develops and publishes games and services across various genres, such as sports, racing, first-person shooter, action, role-playing, and simulation through owned and licensed brands, such as EA SPORTS FC, Battlefield, Apex Legends, The Sims, Madden NFL, Need for Speed, Titanfall, and F1 brands.

Electronic Arts stock opened the day at $137.77 after a previous close of $138.13. The latest price was $137.83 (25-minute delay). Electronic Arts is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$7.6 billion and employs 13,700 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $36,128,985,088
  • P/E ratio: 28.9808
  • PEG ratio: 1.2661

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10. The9 Ltd ADR (NCTY)

The9 Limited operates as a cryptocurrency mining business in China, Eastern Europe, Asia, and North America. The company was formerly known as GameNow. net Limited and changed its name to The9 Limited in February 2004.

The9 Ltd ADR stock opened the day at $8.18 after a previous close of $8.32. The latest price was $8.10 (25-minute delay). The9 Ltd ADR is listed on the NASDAQ, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$179 million and employs 50 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $76,209,080
  • PEG ratio: 0

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11. Sea (SE)

Sea Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial service businesses in Southeast Asia, Latin America, rest of Asia, and internationally. It offers Garena digital entertainment platform for users to access mobile and PC online games, as well as promotes eSports operations. The company also operates Shopee e-commerce platform, a mobile-centric marketplace that provides integrated payments, logistics infrastructure, and seller services.

Sea stock opened the day at $76.31 after a previous close of $76.28. The latest price was $75.34 (25-minute delay). Sea is listed on the NYSE, has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$13.8 billion and employs 62,700 staff.

  • Market capitalization: $42,742,378,496
  • P/E ratio: 1240.3334
  • PEG ratio: 1.5928

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Bottom line

While it’s possible to turn a profit investing in gaming stocks, keep in mind that — like any investment — gaming stocks are not immune to risk. These stocks are subject to fluctuating conditions — both in the market and in the video game industry, so carefully vet your picks before you invest. And if you’re new to investing, or if it’s been awhile since you’ve taken a critical look at your investing accounts, compare brokers to make sure you’re getting the best features in your trading account.

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