The mobile gaming industry is increasing in popularity since most smartphones these days are capable of running more complex graphic oriented games. As roughly one-third of the world’s population will play a mobile game a year, the demographic is diverse in nature, as per a report by AdExchanger. The trend of gamers that are playing games on their phones has convinced big game developers to make their games compatible with smartphones. We’ve seen all kinds of games in different categories: sports, racing, RPG and much more. In this article, we’ll see how modern technological advancements are changing and influencing mobile games.
There are over 2.2 billion active mobile gamers worldwide, which is about 43% of all smartphone users. This number will continue to increase, especially with these very exciting upcoming games for smartphones in 2020. A recent report from market researcher Newzoo forecasted that the Mobile Games will generate a whopping $77.2 billion in 2020. Game Analytics reported that mobile playtime increases by 62%, with the in-app purchases (IAP) up by around 30% in Q1 of 2020. California based app market data and insights company, App Annie reported that Mobile App including game crossed $50Billion in worldwide consumer spending in H1 2020.
Big companies are investing in smartphones
A lot of conglomerates are now investing a huge chunk of their revenue to develop games compatible with smartphones. From the last couple of years, the industry witnessed gaming titles like PUBG Mobile, Clash of Clans, Free Fire, etc. The battle royale invested in the perfect balance between fun and exciting gameplay with a simple and user-friendly scenario. Now, we are witnessing games like NBA NOW getting the center of attraction. It’s straightforward and can be understood with ease. If you are a fan of sports, you should try the game on your mobile. The game is already available for iOS and Android and has gathered more positive reviews than its competitors like EA’s NBA Live and NBA 2K Mobile.
The difference is that instead of experience the action on the court, you experience it on the sidelines as a manager. You try to take decisions that impact the season and you watch as your team rises on the NBA Odds for 2020. The game was launched last year by Gamevil, but it has frequent season updates and it’s free, so worth a try!
There are other exciting PC games too, that would be released on Mobile in 2020. Keep checking out this space and we will update every detail as and when it is announced.
Technological Advancements helping mobile games developers
Even though the first eSports tournament began as early as the 1970s but the developers weren’t able to port big games on smartphones till 2010. But as the technological advancement began from the second decade of the 21st century, developers cracked the way to do the same. Now, we see the release of major MOBA titles on mobile. With famous PC and PS4 games getting ported to mobile, competitive gaming has gained a lot of traction. From LoL and Dota 2 to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and FIFA 20, eSports compile the most popular gaming titles across the globe.
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