Newzoo dissects battle royale phenomenon
According to Newzoo, as of May 2019, 41% of the U.S. gamers play either Fortnite, Apex Legends, or PUBG. It might be tempting to recognize battle royale as a genre in its own right that is distinct from shooter. However, the three titles do not share the same community, with people attracted to various battle royale games for different reasons.
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DataMagic upgrade enables games segmentation by mechanics and settings
The analytical service DataMagic has upgraded its games classification system. When evaluating your desirable niche you can now filter games not just by their genres, but also by sub-genres (essentially, by their mechanics), and by setting.