The mobile gaming industry has been growing rapidly over the last few months as a growing number of people have downloaded and installed games to keep themselves occupied during Coronavirus lockdowns.
Data by GoldenCasinoNews reveals that China may generate 40% of the global mobile games revenues in 2020 at a value of $21 billion.
In 2017, Chinese mobile game revenues reached $14.9 billion according to Statista, but revenues have risen steadily over the last three years.
The market value is expected to hit $21 billion, increasing 16.5% year-on-year.
Mobile devices are now the most popular platforms to play games on with 82% of Chinese gamers using mobile phones followed by PCs (59%).
And Chinese gamers play regularly with a third playing games on mobile devices daily.
Another 33% played games three to six days per week and 18% played once or twice per week.
Millennials (40.5%) and Gen Vers (22.7%) are the most avid gamers.
While China boasted 381 million mobile gamers in 2017, it had some 450.7 million in 2019 and is predicted to hit 517 million this year, a growth of almost 15%.