This week, App Annie, in partnership with International Data Corporation (IDC), announced the release of the third edition of the ongoing quarterly App Annie & IDC Portable Gaming Report.
In the new Q2 2013 report, App Annie is offering insight into the “continued shift of consumer spending from gaming-optimized handhelds to mobile devices.”
Arguably, the biggest discovery presented in the report is that Google Play game spending surpassed that of gaming-optimized handhelds in Q2 of 2013.
App Annie reported that consumer spending on games for iOS App Store and Google Play combined rose to 4x that of gaming-optimized handhelds.
As it the past, Google Play game revenue still comes mostly from the Asia- Pacific, especially Japan & South Korea
To gain more insights into Q2 2013 trends for the global app marketplace and gaming-optimized handheld devices, download and view the full report here.