Google Play Games See Higher Revenue Than Handheld Games

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 …   Read More

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Google Play Games See Higher Revenue Than Handheld GamesThis 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.

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