Did you realize that the spend on game apps alone however grew 2.9x from 2012 to 2013, a growth that’s almost triple that of the digital games excluding apps category over the same period? That is true according to an article I recently read by Christopher Ratcliff, a Writer at Econsultancy.
You can read it for yourself in it’s entirety here.
But I will condense it for you here:
• game apps are beginning to take market share away from other digital games
• spend on game apps alone however grew 2.9x from 2012 to 2013
• mobile apps are now the leading content category in Japan
• eight of the top 10 game app publishers are now mobile-centric
In the end, according to his research, mobile is clearly where gamers are heading so keep your eyes out for all the signs and activity as things evolve in the mobile gaming industry.