App Annie & IDC Portable Gaming Spotlight: 2013 Review

While Gaming-Optimized Handhelds Fluctuate, App Stores Continue Their Rise

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App Annie, in coordination with International Data Corporation (IDC), presents a special annual review of their ongoing Portable Gaming Report. Gain insight to the continuing shift in consumer spending from gaming-optimized handhelds to smartphones and tablets.

Here are some of the key takeaways from our joint report:

  • Tablet device install base exceeded that of gaming-optimized handhelds for the first time ever in Q4 2013, making large-screened devices a platform developers must focus on in order to optimize sales

  • Asia game spend continued to increase across all devices (mobile & non-mobile), reflecting the region’s insatiable appetite for games and general GDP health

  • The Puzzle & Dragons franchise ranked in the top 3 grossing games across iOS App Store, Google Play, and gaming-optimized handhelds in Q4 2013, making it the first title to find this level of cross-platform sales success

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