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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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 Key Buyers Chapter

Concentration within the Social Network Game Development industry is low. Skyrocketing growth and low barriers to entry have facilitated an inviting environment for new players, offering a vast sea of product and earnings opportunities. As a result, industry participation has increased substantially over the five years to 2014. In 2009, there were only a few companies specifically engaged in social network game development; today, IBISWorld estimates that there are over 2,764 enterprises in this industry. Concentration has therefore decreased rapidly as industry revenue is continuously divided among a growing number of participants.

Large game and hobby companies like Electronic Arts and the Walt Disney Company are also looking to get in on the action... 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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