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Social Network Game Development in the US: Market Research Report

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Social Network Game Development Market Research Report | Technology | Electronic & Online Entertainment | Dec 2014

Social status: New markets and rising incomes will place revenue in good standing

IBISWorld’s Social Network Game Development market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Electronic Arts Electronic Arts market share
The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company market share
Zynga Zynga market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 09-14
58.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
52,452
Businesses
2,764
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Since its inception, the Social Network Game Development industry is has quickly expanded. The surging adoption of the internet and social networks, including social networking websites and smartphones with connectivity to social networks, has driven industry revenue over the period. In the coming years, the industry will continue to experience strong growth. The surge in smartphone popularity and internet connections will continue, linking more people to social games and networks.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

As is the case with most of the software sector, the Social Network Game Development industry is most heavily concentrated in the West region of the United States, accounting for 38.7% of industry revenue. California alone brings in 34.8% of the industry's sales due to the high prevalence of technology companies in its Silicon Valley. Additionally, successful software-based companies recruit the highly talented graduates of the nation's best schools. With institutions such as the California Institute of Technology, the University of California Berkeley and Stanford University, the state of California is a highly attractive place for technology firms.

The Mid-Atlantic region also accounts for a significant share of industry revenue at 18.3%... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Social Network Game Development Industry?

Companies in this industry develop video games played on a social network platform. This includes websites such as Facebook and smartphone applications. The games developed within this industry are free to play and do not require the user to own any software or console to participate. Companies earn revenue through the sale of virtual goods within a game and also via advertisements. The Social Network Game Development industry is a fairly new research area that was established in 2007.

Industry Products
Role-playing gamesDating gamesContent-sharing gamesPuzzle gamesGambling games
 
Industry Activities
Researching target demographics Developing social network gamesMaintaining social network gamesExpanding existing social network gamesContracting third-party advertisers to reach target demographics


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