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Introduction

As new talent struggles to shine in the crowded app stores, new devices could become outlets for innovation and upward mobility in the mobile games space. The dominance of free-to-play is radically changing the face of the industry.

Highlights

  • Emerging devices such as smart watches and virtual reality headsets present exciting new opportunities for gaming that could release pressure in the overcrowded mobile apps space.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn about the latest business-model trends in the mobile games market and the competitive pressures felt by developers.
  • Learn how new devices such as smart watches and VR headsets could release new talent and inventiveness in the crowded mobile games space.

Key questions answered

  • How can mobile game developers find new outlets in emerging devices such as wearables, VR headsets, and smart TVs?
  • What are the changes that the ever-growing dominance of the free-to-play business model is forcing on mobile games and developers?

Table of contents

Summary

  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

Market status

  • Little mobility
  • Mobile extends to new screens

Market dynamics

  • New-screen opportunities
  • App chart mechanics
  • Free-to-play dominance
  • Live operations emphasis

Market outlook

  • New-screen opportunities
  • Free-to-play dominance

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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