May 26, 2023By: Priye Rai
The Mobile Games Index 2023 report, from Adjoe and Statista, contains a variety of stats and insights related to the mobile gaming industry based on data from April 2022 to April 2023.
In 2022, the average daily mobile usage for gaming was 17.8 minutes – a 20% drop from the previous year.
The report revealed that ‘adventure’ is the most popular game category in terms of average daily sessions. It is followed by ‘card’ and ‘action’ games.
The download counter for mobile games hit 119 billion in 2022. It is expected to touch 175 billion by 2028.
Of all the game downloads last year, ‘action’ accounted for 20% of the downloads.
Asia leads in mobile gaming with app usage reaching an average of 19 minutes per day. It is followed by Europe and Africa with averages of 18.1 minutes per day and 17.3 minutes per day, respectively.
The source also revealed that those under 20 years of age played mobile games for an average of 18.4 minutes daily – the highest among all age groups. Their most played game category was ‘action’.
As per the source, women engaged in mobile gaming for a daily average of 18.1 minutes. This was 4% more than the daily time spent by men – up from 1.4% from last year.
Of all the game revenue generated, Asia accounted for 54% of the total income. It was followed by North America (33%) and Europe (10%).
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