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Introduction

The Video Games Announcement Tracker provides a comprehensive insight into major trends in the industry. It covers news stories and announcements about major game publishers, platforms, devices, and games.

Highlights

  • Even the most recognizable gaming franchises cannot persuade consumers to pay upfront for mobile gaming experiences. Nintendo’s upcoming mobile game Miitomo will be free-to-play.
  • Key acquisitions in the quarter include Activision Blizzard acquisition of King, developer of Candy Crush Saga, for $5.9bn and Tencent’s purchase of the remaining Riot Games shares.

Features and Benefits

  • Identify key trends in the video gaming market.
  • Sort by announcement type or company to find the most relevant information.
  • Learn about major video gaming developments.

Key questions answered

  • How are major publishers, platforms, devices and games performing?
  • What are the most important video games news stories of the last quarter?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Video Games Announcement Tracker, 4Q15
  • Methodology
  • Further reading

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