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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 | Nov 2013

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
$6bn
Annual Growth 08-13
183.1%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
38,426
Businesses
2,086
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Social Network Game Development industry is continuing to quickly expand and revenue is anticipated to grow exponentially in the five years to 2013. The surging adoption of the internet and social networks, increased leisure time, and the penetration of new markets, has driven revenue higher over the period. Although the industry will experience slow growth over the next five years, beneficial trends such as increased broadband connections and rising disposable income, will keep industry revenue rising.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Social Network Game Development industry has grown rapidly. Industry revenue is expected to jump 183.1% annually on average to $6.0 billion in the five years to 2013. Growing adoption of social networking websites has driven this surge in revenue, connecting people through virtual profiles and content sharing. These websites have paved the way for further connectivity among users, as industry operators developed games where users can interact with their online social network while playing games. Increased adoption of social games has resulted in companies accessing market segments that have not embraced video game playing before, representing significant potential for revenue growth... 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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