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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 | Jul 2016

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
King Digital Entertainment King Digital Entertainment market share
Zynga Zynga market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 11-16
15.9%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
13,839
Businesses
7,352
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 and 30.8% of establishments. California alone brings in 34.8% of the industry's sales and 22.9% of establishments 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 companies... 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 2005.

Industry Products
Puzzle gamesRole-playing gamesDating gamesContent-sharing 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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