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Study: 60 Percent Of All Gaming Is Mobile

A boy plays Garena Free Fire Mobile game in Sopore town of District Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India on 22 July 2020 (Photo by Nasir Kachroo/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Mobile gaming has overtaken consoles, a new study reveals.

Conducted by and IDC, the study reveals mobile gaming has accounted for 61 percent of the market share so far this year.

Players have already spend more than $1.6 billion on mobile games since January, and researchers estimate that figure will climb to $136 billion by the end of 2022.

The report comes after mobile games saw a jump in popularity in 2021, with 45 percent more games being downloaded for mobile devices in the first quarter of the year, according to the study. That comes out to 1.1 billion downloads a week, the study reveals.

Have you been playing more mobile games lately?

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