Mobile gaming market trends in 2020

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Future of the mobile gaming market

The growth of mobile gaming is definitely evident in this day and age. We have reached a stage where mobile gaming has developed into one of the largest gaming markets in the world. Even if most of the games on this site tend to be “low-quality.” Let’s take a look at what the future holds for mobile gaming. One of the biggest “Concern” this industry had was the lack of quality and high-end gaming. Currently, this is evolving day by day. This year alone, Riot Games joined the mobile gaming market, adding Legends of Runeterra to a card game with the same champions as the League of Legends. Team fight Tactics was another update.

The latest Diablo game is going to be for mobile-only, This demonstrates how critical the mobile gaming market has been. The mobile part is also a core part of the mobile gaming industry. Today, smartphones are becoming very strong. So much so that Apple is producing handheld CPU powered laptops. ESports is another thing that looks bright in the future of mobile gaming. Among the games with the largest ESports community, we may name PUBG Phones, Clash Royale, Brawl Stars, and a lot more.

Generations of the mobile gaming period

The ubiquity of smartphones has not only shifted the demographics of gamers in terms of gender but also age. Entertainment Software Association’s study on American gamers stated that the overall average age of gamers is 33, contrary to the common belief that the average gamer is in their teens or twenties. Furthermore, Mediakix says that the largest portion of mobile gamers are aged 55-years and older (23%) and the smallest portion is made up of 13-17-year-olds (8 %).

If we look at market share geographically, in 2019, Asia-Pacific accounted for 47% of the market, followed by North America at 26%, Europe, Middle East, and Africa at 23%, and finally, Latin America at 4%. In 2019, 48% of all consumer spending came from the US and China.

What would have a huge impact on the mobile gaming industry is 5 G connectivity, combined with advances in AR and AI technologies? It will be interesting to see how the demand for video games can shift and grow in the future.

For more information please visit here: Mobile Gaming Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report 2020-2027

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