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AppMagic on mobile games in 2021: The most notable trends and releases
The most ambitious gaming companies focus on the biggest genres — in terms of their audience and their cumulative revenue. Here is where the money lies, at least for those who dare play big. AppMagic founder Max Samorukov shared handy conclusions based on the most important changes that happened in the Western mobile games market in 2021.
Report: Game companies made record-breaking 844 deals worth $71 billion in 2021 so far
Unprecedented consolidation of the games market continues. According to the latest report by Drake Star Partners, game companies have already raised $71 billion in 844 deals so far this year, which is double the full dollar amount from 2020.
Strategy games account for 17% of US iOS market’s revenues, as trend for genre-blending continues
Strategy is now the third biggest genre in the US, according to the latest report by GameRefinery. This category accounts for 17% of the US iOS market’s revenues, with developers implementing more genre-blending mechanics.
Mobile publishers combat IDFA changes by increasing feature updates to keep players engaged
Apple’s new IDFA policy implemented with the release of iOS 14.5 has already impacted the mobile market. Developers and publishers are now looking for new ways to keep players engaged and increase monetization. Adding new features in their games might help in it.
Analysts see no bright future for CD Projekt until release of Cyberpunk 2077 first DLC in 2022
Although CD Projekt continues to work on Cyberpunk 2077, analysts expect that the company’s share price will continue to decline. Here is stock market experts’ forecast on the game’s sales and the publisher’s growth potential.
Newzoo: Journey to the West mobile games earn 2.45 times more than titles based on Marvel IP
Newzoo published a report on IP-based mobile games. The analysts calculated that titles based on the Chinese novel Journey to the West earn almost 2.5 times more than all mobile games based on Marvel’s intellectual property combined.
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.