The latest in market research is showing that now, more than ever, the mobile gaming world is influencing users from all around the globe. Depending on how you look at the situation, however, you could say that the data shows that an abundance of international users are now highly influential when it comes to market trends in the mobile application world. The latest research results gathered from the AppAnnie results for November, shows that not only is the number of downloads across both iOS and Android Applications increasing, but that the top contenders for high ranking apps are coming from around the globe.
As 2013 comes to a close, more research is surfacing as to the top apps for October and November, along with those that beat out even the best game developers to rank in the top 5 for the year. It will come as no surprise to both gamers and game developers that GungHo Entertainment’s Puzzle & Dragons, King’s Candy Crush Saga and Supercell’s Clash of Clans are maintaining their status’ as the highest ranking games for the year, across all platforms.
GAMESBEAT revealed a number of interesting factors from the AppAnnie results, which are sure to influence game developers as they begin to create new games and sequels for 2014. The top ranking apps varied only slightly between iOS and Android charts, making it important for all future games to be accessible to all players, no matter their choice of platform. As mentioned previously, game developers from around the world are getting a taste for the ‘top 10’, with France’s Gameloft, Tencent from China and a number of developers from Japan and South Korea making a name for themselves in the International World of Mobile Gaming. If there wasn’t already enough worldly competition, throw in a few unbeatable sequels that have recently hit the market, plus those named to launch in the New Year and brace yourself for the roller-coaster ride that is 2014.