Mobile Games Industry Trends 2023: Revenue models | Pocket

We recently looked at the 10 biggest mobile game industry trends in 2023 – and beyond. To follow on from this article we’ve created a series of features that plot the course for what we think will be big for 2023. In this series, I will expand upon themed groups from our trends piece with … Read more

TapNation continues expansion with new offices in Turkiye | Pocket

French publisher TapNation has announced the opening of new offices in Turkiye in 2023, reports Mobidictum. This follows a record-breaking 2022 for the company, which surpassed a milestone 800 million titles across its portfolio of games and was listed as one of the top 20 game publishers by AppMagic. The company was also selected as … Read more

Levelling up: decoding the future of mobile gaming across Europe | Pocket

Arunabh Madhur, Regional VP & Head Business EMEA at SHAREit Group explores the new opportunities and potential being unlocked in the European mobile gams market in 2023 and beyond. It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic boosted the growth of the European gaming market with many turning to mobile gaming as a way to entertain … Read more

2022’s top five mobile games generated $7.2 billion in revenue in 2022 | Pocket

2022 proved to be a turbulent year for the market, but new data indicates that just five games drew in more than $7.2 billion, reports Sportslens.This is just shy of eight percent of the total drawn by the entire mobile gaming industry throughout the year. Diving straight in at the top, Honor of Kings is … Read more

The Ubiquity of Mobile Gaming: Why More Platforms are Getting on Board | Pocket

2022 truly has been mobile gaming’s biggest year. Gaming activity across the globe doubled during the pandemic – but as the world finally eased out of Covid restrictions, the power of mobile gaming showed no signs of slowing down. With three billion active users to date, the mobile gaming industry is now projected to represent 50 percent … Read more

Mobile gaming will lead the way as the industry braces for a rebound | Pocket

The games market fell 4.3 percent in 2022, with the decline attributed to a number of factors, such as the normalisation of the market following the covid boom. This decline in the market is significant for one specific reason: it marks the first year-on-year decline in the industry’s history. Despite the fall, however, figures still … Read more

New forecasts suggest the mobile gaming market will shrink 6.4% year-on-year | Pocket

A new report by Newzoo suggests that the mobile games market will generate $92.2 billion in 2022. This represents a 6.4 percent decline year-on-year, and an 11 percent decline from the previously forecast $103.5 billion. Newzoo attributes the decline partly to the removal of IDFA and the global economic downturn. Although these were forecast to … Read more

Upstream: the mobile games streaming and esports digest – September 20 2022 | Pocket

Each month, and Stream Hatchet break down the impact of mobile games and esports on streaming platforms; the ebb and flow of the most popular titles including Free Fire, PUBG Mobile, and Clash Royale, and pioneering newcomers; and how they’re reaching their audience. Mobile Legends Bang Bang was the most watched mobile game of … Read more

Barclays and Ukie on how their Mobile Games Growth Program will provide a b | Pocket

The Mobile Games Growth Programfrom Ukie in partnership with Barclays has closed its doors to applicants and we await to see who the cohort for 2022 will be. We spoke to David Gowans and Daniel Wood about the scheme, why it exists and what their hopes are for those involved. ______________________________________________________________________________________ I want to … Read more

Nintendo sees mobile gaming as a marketing strategy as opposed to a revenue gene | Pocket

Nintendo has revealed that, despite mobile gaming being the most profitable sector of the games industry, it sees mobile gaming primarily as a means to introduce its IPs to new players. In a statement for the company, a representative told Axios “While we feel the importance of generating revenue and profit through our mobile business, our … Read more