The Growth of Mobile Gaming – How Mobile Overtook PCs and Consoles
The smartphone revolution is underhyped, more people have access to phones that access to running water. We’ve never had anything like this before since the beginning of the planet” – Marc Andreessen, co-author of Netscape.
With the wide acceptance of mobile technology worldwide, various industries made a massive shift of platform in reaching out to their target market. For example, the massive mobile gaming industry that earns $25 billion in 2014 to $46.2 billion last year. Today, there are more smartphone users (nearly 200 million) than PC and console combined (55 million) in the United States alone.
Introduction of new gaming technology, such as Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), further strengthen the stable industry. In this detailed infographic. MrGamez highlighted other things we should expect in the present and future of mobile gaming as well as interesting facts about the top smartphone and tablet games today.