The Mobile Gaming Trends report is published as a partnership between SEGA Networks and Sensor Tower. SEGA Networks originally published this report internally as part of its Content Lab group research reports.


A HUGE thanks to SEGA Networks alumni Ryan Lubinski and Filip Vrnak for creating the original versions of this market report. This 2016 report remains largely consistent with the original report architected by Ryan and Filip.


Joseph Kim is the Chief Product Officer at SEGA Networks. Joseph has worked in the mobile gaming industry since 2009 and formerly led the game team that developed King of Avalon: Dragon Warfare (A 2016 Top New Strategy game) as a Studio Lead at FunPlus. He is also author of mobile gaming blog:


SEGA Networks is the mobile operating division of SEGA. It’s offices are located in San Francisco, CA and responsible for mobile game publishing in global Western markets.


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Sensor Tower is the leading provider of market intelligence for the global app economy. Founded in 2013 and based in San Francisco, CA, Sensor Tower provides enterprise level data on apps and publishers through its Store Intelligence platform, which offers download and revenue metrics at unparalleled accuracy for the world’s most important mobile gaming markets. Sensor Tower’s data is trusted by decision makers at the industry’s largest publishers, who utilize it to solve million dollar problems spanning competitive analysis, M&A, and other critical use cases.


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