Pearl Research is pleased to present our new, 158-page China report covering webgames, MMO, mobile, casual, social games and much more.The expanded mobile section covers top mobile operators, top apps, profitability of developers and other key metrics.
In 2014, there was a significant shift in user activity from PC to mobile, driven by rapid expansion of China’s mobile Internet user base, smartphones and new mobile apps and games. Pearl Research believes the number of smart devices (phones, tablets) in China exceed 700 million . Some of the top mobile titles can generate more than $20 million per month. A major driver of the mobile games market is Tencent's WeChat with more than 355 million active users.
Web games, which can be played in a browser, and are accessible and user-friendly is a $1 billion market segment. Included in the study are an analysis of top web game companies and the top web game can have more than 800,000 peak concurrent users.
Profiles on Taomee, CMGE, ZT Games, China Mobile, Ourpalm, YY, Qihoo 360, Tencent, Netease, Giant, Shanda, Perfect World, Changyou, Renren, and Sina among others.
The study examines the growing mobile games market, web games, and both casual and MMORPGs. Also included are forecasts, top publisher and title rankings, deep marketplace analysis, and profiles of key market players.