Playground VK Play and ResearchMe surveyed almost 2,000 people from all over Russia and found that more than 70% of respondents allow their children to spend time in games, and 63% do not have negative stereotypes about games.
Moreover, more than half of the respondents (64%) are not against or even in favor of gaming disciplines becoming part of the school curriculum. At the same time, a third of respondents believe that such areas as game development and eSports should be mandatory.
In addition, 25% of survey participants would like their children to work in the gaming industry. The following reasons influence this: decent earnings (48%) and work in a prestigious company (36%), the opportunity to express oneself in creativity (46%) and create a unique technological product (45%).
The most popular professions among respondents are developers (33%), 3D modelers (8%) and game designers (8%). As for possible income, parents believe that their children will be able to receive from 100 to 200 thousand rubles (35%) or even more than 200 thousand rubles (5%).
Earlier, VK Play studied the preferences of Russian gamers and found out that 81% of respondents prefer mobile games, 66% prefer computer games, and another 27% prefer console games. In addition, the GeekBrains platform polled more than 5,000 Russian school graduates and found out that two-thirds of them want to get a profession in the field of IT.