60% of entire gaming market is now dominated by mobile gaming, study finds

The report titled Gaming Spotlight 2022 has estimated that mobile gaming will reach a valuation of US$136 billion out of a total market size of US$222 billion.

Mobile games are now more democratized, with genre preferences heavily varied among consumers. From the top 10 mobile games ranked during this period, there were eight distinct subgenres represented.

Core games (those with real-time online features, player-versus-player, and cross-platform) such as PUBG Mobile still dominated consumer spending numbers.

The 4x March-Battle Strategy was deemed the most monetizable, while Open-World RPGs saw the biggest rise in consumer spend and market share.

In the U.S., nearly 50 percent of the top mobile games by consumer spend

skewed towards female gamers, while even the Gen X and Baby Boomer segments saw growth in spending for mobile games.

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