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Mobile Games: The Economics of Freemium [Infographic]

Posted in Internet marketing by smallbusinessonlinecoach on March 3, 2012

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Who creates a game only to give it away for free? Where’s the $$ in that?

The freemium business model is taking over — an estimated 65% of revenue generated by the 100 top grossing apps in the App Store, and an estimated 72% of total App Store revenue comes from freemium mobile games. In-game purchases like extra lives, special powers, virtual goods and personalizations are driving the revenue.

This week’s Infographic Friday is homegrown, featuring snippets of findings from our latest research report Cashing in on the Smartphone Gaming Boom that examine avid and causal mobile gamers’ in-app spending habits.

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Thank you for tweeting and sharing! And don’t forget to check out the report, with more juicy facts on avid and casual gamers.

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Via the Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog

http://www.getelastic.com/economics-of-freemium-mobile-gaming/) Don’t forget to comment and subscribe to the authors blog.

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