Remember those stats about how rapidly the internet has usurped more traditional business models? It took the telephone 50 years to reach 50-million users, while television took 22 years, computers 14 years, cellphones 12 years, the internet seven years, Facebook four years and WeChat just a year. Pokémon Go did it in 19 days. If that didn’t prove the power of gaming, nothing will.

Another remarkable statistic has just emerged: it took Netflix a decade to sign 100-million streaming video customers. Latecomer Disney+ took just 16 months to clock that number...

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