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Flipkart invests in growing mobile games firm Mech Mocha

Flipkart has invested funds into Mech Mocha in order to help the company grow in India

E-commerce giant Flipkart has announced provided funding to Mech Mocha, a mobile gaming company based in India. Flipkart has taken a strong interest in the mobile space, particularly where commerce is involved, but is beginning to show stronger support for mobile games. In November of last year, Flipkart invested in MadRat Games and the company continues to show favor for innovative mobile game developers, such as Mech Mocha.

Funding will help Mech Mocha develop new mobile games

The funding from Flipkart will allow Mech Mocha to expand its development team. The funding will also allow Mech Mocha to develop new mobile games that will be released in the Indian market. The firm also intends to support mobile commerce, to some degree, implementing a back-end platform which will support social media and mobile payment solutions. Mech Mocha has found a significant degree of success in India’s mobile gaming space, which is beginning to grow quickly as more consumers gain access to smartphones and the mobile Internet.

Mobile gaming is growing quickly in India

Mobile Games - Company InvestmentAccording to Mech Mocha, more than 400,000 people have installed its games in India. The Indian online gaming industry, which includes the mobile sector, is expected to reach $3 billion in value by 2018, growing from its current value of $1 billion. Developers from other countries are beginning to show interest in the Indian market due to accelerating smartphone penetration. As more consumers gain access to mobile devices, they are looking for new and convenient forms of entertainment. As such, they are turning to mobile games.

More developers are beginning to focus on the mobile space

Mobile games have vast potential in terms of revenue generation and the overall game industry is becoming more involved in the mobile space as a result. Some companies that have been devoted to developing games for traditional consoles have begun to focus exclusively on producing mobile games. These companies see mobile gaming as a very valuable opportunity that cannot be passed up, especially in thriving markets like India.

Nintendo sets sights on mobile games

Mobile gaming is becoming a major influence on the game industry as a whole

Mobile gaming has become a major source of entertainment for smartphone users. These games are easy to acquire, typically free, and convenient to play, which has allowed them to win the hearts of consumers throughout the world. Nintendo has been taking note of the growing popularity of mobile games and has now decided to develop new games for specific platforms. Nintendo has a long history with mobile platforms, having established a strong and healthy following with its massively popular Game Boy handheld console.

Nintendo is focusing more heavily on the mobile space in order to engage consumers

Nintendo is beginning to push its new Miitomo app, which allows people to connect with one another and create their own digital avatars. Nintendo is also analyzing how it can approach mobile gaming. The company could simply port its more popular titles to smartphones, but it is committed to providing consumers with a “wonderful experience.” This entails developing new games that are part of their popular franchises, making the games available specifically for smartphones and tablets.

Developers and publishers are showing more interest in the mobile gaming space

Nintendo - Mobile GamesMobile games have become a very powerful force in the overall game industry. Many developers have begun to focus on the mobile space because of its lucrative nature. Consumers have shown that they are willing to spend considerable amounts of money on these games and publishers and developers are interested in taking advantage of this. Some companies that had focused on traditional console games have now begun to devote their attention and resources to the mobile space.

Nintendo will not abandon its focus on console gaming

Though Nintendo is beginning to focus more on mobile games, the company is not likely to abandon its console interests. Nintendo has found success in the past with its mobile endeavors, but has managed to remain committed to its traditional gaming roots. As consumers become more mobile-centric, however, Nintendo and other developers are beginning to look for ways to better engage new generations of gamers.