Mobile Gaming by the Numbers [Infographic]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on August 1st, 2011

Billions of dollars a year are spent on mobile gaming; check out this infographic to see where the billions go, the rising trend of freemium games, and the who the most active mobile gamers are.

Some of the figures in the chart are fairly predictable, such as the increase revenue pulled in by in-game upgrades and purchases (it’s so easy to spend $0.99 more to get that edge). Others surprised us; only 84% of tablet owners play games? We thought the whole purpose of the tablet movement was to disguise how much people wanted to goof off with a touch screen computer?

Mobile Gaming [via Daily Infographic]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 08/1/11
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