Niko Partners expects the Chinese online market to bring in $11.9 billion in 2013 despite a decline in casual, MMO and social gaming. The market in this sector grew from $10 million in 2001 to over $9 billion in 2012. The analyst firm expects growth to slow between now and 2018, but still expects it to add over $2 billion in total revenue each of those five years. The firm also noted that titles such as League of Legends and online shooters are rather popular with 18-24-year-old males, helping revive the Internet café sector. Thanks, GI International.
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Chinese Online Market
A study polling 500 people conducted by Niko Partners had found that 64% of China’s 180 million casual and core gamers pay for their pleasure each month, and the country is outpacing other countries in terms of money spent. The age of those playing games each month is up as well, with those ages 40 […]
Niko Partners has estimated, thanks to a recent study, that the South East Asian online market is will be worth $917 million by the end of the year, and worth $1.7 billion by 2014.