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App Annie & IDC Portable Gaming Report 2014 Review

App Annie — in partnership with International Data Corporation (IDC) — is pleased to announce the release of its latest App Annie & IDC Portable Gaming Report, focusing on game consumption trends for mobile devices and handheld game consoles. Included in this free review of 2014 are a variety of charts and insights comparing app store market share, per-platform spending and much more.


Our latest report includes key information for publishers and investors, such as device spending trends. 

Here are some of the key takeaways from our Portable Gaming Report Year-in-Review:

  • The worldwide number of smartphones and tablets used for gaming surpassed 1B for the first time in late 2014
  • Game spending on both iOS and Google Play exceeded that of handheld game consoles throughout 2014
  • Asia-Pacific saw a large leap in share of game spend on iOS, while North America outpaced other markets on Google Play

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February 25, 2015

Market Data
Mobile Gaming

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