It’s no secret that the game industry generates billions of dollars annually thanks to the many titles that we see in a period of 12 months. Have you thought about how games come out each year? Yes, more than you think. This industry has maintained steady growth in economic and according to an estimate of the firm Gartner Inc., estimates that a total of $ 74 billion will be spent on this firm of entertainment in 2011. More information in the note.
This is what they said some representatives of the firm Gartner Inc said in an interview for Game Industries.
“As the popularity of smartphones and tablets continues to expand, the game will remain a key component in the use of these devices,” said Tuong Nguyen, analyst at research firm. “Games for mobile platforms are the most downloaded applications in the category in a store. For this reason, mobile gaming will continue to exist, the more consumers to achieve to expand its use as a new and innovative way to stay connected with them”.
“We found that these subscriptions are offering attractive models and offerings, where the player has free titles but which is monetized through advertising inside and outside the game, and micro transactions, such is the case for added value for a service or purchase of virtual goods” said Brian Blau, who belongs to the same firm. “This trend is the reason why a social game is gaining weight, where to play online and stay connected to social networking sites across platforms is everything.”
If we all, in so far this year, only in the first half we saw more than 100 titles and do not forget the thousands of downloadable applications that currently exist. This industry is increasingly weight and according to a study conducted by the firm, this will continue to grow as a comparison of last year, for 2011 increased by 10.4% reaching exceed the amount of $ 67 billion to $ 74 estimated today.