As part of its move toward an initial public offering possibly before the end of 2011, PopCap Games is making some of its revenue information public, including the tidbit that Facebook revenues generated a significant portion of its $100 million 2010 revenue. PopCap Games chief executive David Roberts declined to give specific numbers during a joint interview with Inside Social Games and Inside Mobile Apps, but his press presentation broke down the company’s 2010 revenues to 38% PC download, 34% mobile and 14% online.
Several top paid applications from yesterday are making a second appearance this week within the top grossing iOS app charts.
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Home / Press Releases / Communications & Wireless / Global Smartphones Sales Will Top 420 Million Devices in 2011, Taking 28 Percent of all Handsets, According to IMS Research Global Smartphones Sales Will Top 420 Million Devices in 2011, Taking 28 Percent of all Handsets, According to IMS Research Date: 27 July 2011
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Hit games offered free with ad support, and the rise of platforms like the iAd, are helping boost spending on mobile game advertisements around the world as mobile becomes a key channel for casual gaming.
Research firm IDC forecasts the number of annual mobile app downloads to increase from 10.7 billion in 2010 to nearly 183 billion by 2015, notably more than the 44 billion mobile app downloads by 2016 forecasted by its competitor ABI Research . IDC says the bigger story behind the numbers is an impending shift away from the current reliance upon mobile app download purchases as the primary focus of app monetization. Rather, IDC says, developers will focus increasingly on in-app purchasing and advertising to fund business models, a shift that the firm says is most evident in the free app category.
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U.S. mobile game revenue has started accelerating, fueled by new game publishers coming into the space and the ability to make more than 99 cents per download through the rise of the free-to-play business model.
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