The video gaming industry has undergone a massive shift in focus from traditional console to mobile gaming. No long do groups of kids sit around watching as their friend played 1 player on sonic or Mega Man.
Now, you’ll find most kids with their head faced down staring at an ipad, iphone, or some other similar smart phone depositing hours and hours into the latest and greatest games.
This past year alone, advertising revenue from mobile gaming brought in approximately $1 Billion dollars – and is trending even higher.
One of the most popular mobile games ever, ‘Angry Birds’, has been downloaded over 150 million times. Wow!
To highlight the changing gaming landscape, the folks at geekaphone designed this informative infographic illustrating the trend.
Take a minute and check it out. Keep in mind that as crazy as the growth has been so far, it’s only going to keep growing.