More than 40% of mobile gamers have paid for bots to help them win in games, according to a survey by mobile measurement firm .
Cheaters use bots — machines that perform repetitive tasks in an app or website — to automate gameplay, giving them an unfair advantage over real players.
Growth in mobile gaming is exploding, more so than ever since the outbreak of coronavirus. Data from Adjust suggests that installs in March 2020 have more than doubled from the same time last year. And with apps encompassing 81% of the time spent on digital gaming around the globe already, it promises to be an important year of growth for mobile gaming.
By 2021, more than one in four people are expected to be