Chinese Online Game Development Trends, 2014 and Beyond
The growing maturity of internet coupled with the government's policy support has accompanied the boom in the Chinese online game market. In 2014, the Chinese industry - comprising of mainly client, web and mobile game sectors - is estimated at 100 billion RMB (US$16.13 billion; US$1 = 6.2 RMB), fetching the world's second spot. In anticipation of ongoing momentum in the mobile internet industry and the rise of China's third- and fourth-tier cities, more Chinese consumers have considered to using own mobile devices as means to access internet. Hence, mobile and web game developers, even traditional game developers, have been diving into the mobile game market through mergers and acquisitions. This report provides the overview of market development, user base and market value in those three sectors of Chinese online game industry and identifies the future trends.