Retailers across Europe are struggling to cope with demand for Sony's latest game console the Playstation 5. Coupled with this new release, Euronews has been looking at a new report by Oxford University exploring the impact gaming has on people's well-being.
So if you're thinking about treating yourself to a new games console, you might be pleased to hear that a new study has found a couple of games could have a positive influence.
The Oxford University researchers tracked the amount of time survey respondents spent in-game and combined this data with a survey of players' mental health.
The study's lead, Professor Andy Przybylski, also the Director of Research of the Oxford Internet Institute, spoke to Euronews about certain games benefiting players.
Watch Euronews's report in the player above.