Mobile Gaming Global Market to Reach $253.2 Billion by 2030: Growing Interest in Online Gambling Triggers Rapid Growth in Mobile Casino Apps

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The global market for Mobile Gaming estimated at US$104.4 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$253.2 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 11.7% over the analysis period 2022-2030.

Smartphones, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 12.2% CAGR and reach US$222.4 Billion by the end of the analysis period.

Taking into account the ongoing post pandemic recovery, growth in the Other Devices segment is readjusted to a revised 8.5% CAGR for the next 8-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $23.2 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 14.9% CAGR

The Mobile Gaming market in the U.S. is estimated at US$23.2 Billion in the year 2022. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$60.3 Billion by the year 2030 trailing a CAGR of 14.9% over the analysis period 2022 to 2030.

Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 7.4% and 9.6% respectively over the 2022-2030 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 9.1% CAGR.

Select Competitors (Total 262 Featured) -

  • Activision Blizzard Inc.
  • Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.
  • CyberAgent Inc.
  • Disney Mobile
  • Electronic Arts, Inc.
  • Gameloft SE
  • GungHo Online Entertainment Inc.
  • Microsoft Corp.
  • NCSoft Corporation
  • NetEase Inc.
  • Netmarble Corp.
  • Nexon Co., Ltd
  • Niantic Inc.
  • Nintendo
  • Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • TakeTwo Interactive
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd.
  • The Walt Disney Co.
  • Ubisoft Entertainment
  • Zynga

Key Attributes:

Report AttributeDetails
No. of Pages694
Forecast Period2022 - 2030
Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2022$104.4 Billion
Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2030$253.2 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate11.7%
Regions CoveredGlobal

Key Topics Covered:




  • Impact of COVID-19 and a Looming Global Recession
  • 2020: A Year of Disruption & Transformation
  • Year 2021 in Review and Near Term Outlook
  • Prolonged Pandemic, Ukraine-Russia Conflict and Ensuing Economic Disruptions Impact 2022 Growth Outlook
  • World Economic Growth Projections (Real GDP, Annual % Change) for 2020 through 2023
  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Mobile Gaming Market
  • In-Game Item Trading Platforms Report Strong Growth
  • World Witnesses an Increase in Mobile Playtime During the Lockdown
  • Percentage of Internet Users Playing Video Games by Device: April 2020
  • To Cope With the Pandemic, Sequestered People Around the Globe Escape to Gaming: Average Increase in Time Spent on Video Games (In %) Feb-to-Apr-2020
  • Mobile Game Downloads from App Store and Google Play in billion: Q12018 to Q12022
  • Amidst COVID-19 Crisis, Gaming Industry Adapts to Remote Working Approach
  • Leading Game Studios Change Game Plan and Suspend Sales in Russia & Belarus
  • Mobile Gaming - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
  • Mobile Gaming: A High Growth Market
  • Global Gaming Industry by Segment: 2022E
  • Outlook
  • China Continues to hold Prominent Position in the Global Mobile Gaming Market
  • Tough New Rules Slowdown Game Approvals in China
  • A Snapshot of Demographic Profile of Mobile Gamers
  • Global Mobile Gaming Market: Percentage Breakdown of Gamers by Gender for 2022
  • Global Mobile Gaming Market: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Gamers by Age Group for 2022
  • Mobile Gaming Market: A Competitive Perspective
  • Comparatively Low Entry Barriers Invite Scores of New Companies
  • Consolidation Remains Rife Among Mobile Game Publishers
  • Leading Companies in the Global Mobile Games Market
  • Top Mobile Games Ranked by Revenues for February 2022
  • Recent Market Activity



  • New Challenges and Opportunities Continue to Shape Mobile Gaming Landscape
  • Players Assess the Potential of NFTs, and Blockchain in Mobile Gaming
  • Metaverse: An Interesting Trend to Watchout For in Mobile Gaming
  • Meta Elements for Events & Mini-Games
  • Preference Ranking of Select Trends Among Mobile Gamers
  • Augmented Reality Enters the Mobile Gaming Space to Drive New Level of Experience
  • Leading AR Categories on iOS: 2019
  • VR Gaming Market: % of Consumers Wanting Application of VR to Games by Generation
  • Artificial Intelligence Makes Gaming Alluring
  • Mobile eSports: An Emerging popular Platform
  • Mobile Cloud Gaming: The New Paradigm
  • Industry Witnesses Emergence of New Gacha Types
  • Cross-Platform Gaming Gains Traction
  • AAA Mobile Games & Cross-Play Features Report Significant Gain
  • Growing Interest in Online Gambling Triggers Rapid Growth in Mobile Casino Apps
  • 'Hyper-Casual' Games Remain Popular
  • Multiplayer Formats Gain Attention
  • Developers Venture for Alternative Strategies for Monetization of Mobile Games
  • Subscriptions Format Makes Headway
  • Push Notifications
  • 5G to be Instrumental in the Growth of Mobile Gaming
  • Global 5G Subscriptions (In Million) for Years 2020, 2022, 2024 and 2026
  • Percentage of Mobile Connections (excluding licensed cellular IoT) by 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G: 2019 Vs 2025
  • 5G-enabled Cloud Gaming - A Game Changer?
  • 5G Gaming - Gamer Advantage
  • Developer Advantages
  • Percentage 5G Adoption by Region in 2025
  • Micro Gaming Studios & Independent Developers Gain Presence
  • Continued Rise in Mobile Phone Users Drives Mobile Gaming
  • Consumer Mobile Usage Habits Foster Growth in Mobile Gaming Market
  • Opportunity Indicators
  • Global Market for Smartphones in Billions: 2016-2021
  • Smartphone Penetration Rate as Share of Total Population: 2016-2020
  • Share of Mobile Phones of the Total Internet Time: 2014-2022E
  • Percentage of Internet Users Using Mobile Phone Apps by Type
  • Percentage of Time Spent on Mobile Apps by Category for 2021
  • World Internet Penetration Rate (in %) by Geographic Region: 2021




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