“You never had it so good,” said a popular slogan from an old US election campaign, and by looking at these mobile gaming statistics, we could say pretty much the same about the current state of the gaming industry.
The market for blockbuster, casino site games, and even small and experimental indie titles is flourishing. However, no business is without its challenges, and as the mobile gaming industry continues to grow, there are certain hurdles UK developers and publishers need to overcome. Balancing the promise of reaching a financial milestone, pleasing mobile gamers, and publishing quality digital entertainment is a tough task.
The following mobile gaming stats will give us a glimpse at how publishers navigate the choppy gaming waters. We have focused on the Android gaming scene, the performance of UK-made mobile games in the global market, and the number of Google Play publishers and games from the United Kingdom. Keep in mind that the download figures represented here are estimations.