Weekly downloads in mobile games across the app stores hovered around 1 billion for the second straight quarter in Q3 2020 as people on lockdown look for more ways to stay entertained at home.
2020 to date has been a banner year for gaming, and the launch of next generation consoles this holiday season is poised to drive even bigger growth with more affordable models set to further expand the gamer user base. Yet the most popular form of gaming is already in the hands of every smartphone owner, as record numbers of consumers turn to mobile games to stay entertained and connected with friends amidst the global pandemic. In fact, in Q3 2020 the average weekly downloads in mobile games across the app stores hovered around 1 billion for the second straight quarter, an increase of 15% compared to a year prior.
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October 8, 2020Market Data