Mobile gaming traffic reaching new highs, according to MobileSTAT
MobileSTAT, a leading provider of mobile advertising services, has released a new report concerning mobile gaming. Mobile gaming has become a major part of the game industry, largely due to the prevalence of mobile devices like smart phones and tablets. The report from MobileSTAT highlights the traffic that mobile gaming continues to see and forecasts the gains the industry can see through the introduction of affordable and more advanced mobile devices.
Report highlights promising sectors of game industry
According to the MobileSTAT report, mobile gaming does not appeal only to young consumers. A wide range of age groups enjoy mobile gaming applications on an equally varied array of mobile devices. The report notes that mobile gaming traffic is highest in Washington D.C., with a weekly average of 29 mobile gaming requests per resident, which is five times higher than anywhere else in the U.S. The popular Angry Birds franchise continues to prove that it is one of the most popular mobile games of all time.
iOS preferred over Android
The report shows that gamers prefer the iOS over the Android. Apple devices are some of the most popular pieces of mobile technology in the world. Apple fans have access to a huge amount of mobile games covering numerous genres. The Android platform also boasts of a massive offering of mobile games, but consumers seem to favor their iPads and iPhones over the Samsung Galaxy devices and the Kindle Fire.
Evening hours most popular among gamers
Approximately 68% of mobile gaming traffic occurs in the evening, according to MobileSTAT. This may be valuable information to advertisers that aim to connect with consumers through in-app marketing campaigns. Mobile gaming continues to prove that it can it is not a sector that should be taken lightly, especially among advertisers. The mobile gaming space is filled with potential that has gone largely untapped.