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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

The Social Network Game Development market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

Potential entrants into the Social Network Game Development industry face low but increasing barriers. Initial investments, especially in capital, are low, which makes establishing a new business in this industry relatively easy. A company must spend money on office equipment, including computers, software and furnishings in order to house a development team. Labor costs represent a significant outlay, but operators with international connections may be able to source competitively priced workers. As a result of these generally low costs, the industry has experienced a surge in new entrants over the five-year period to 2014

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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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