As the pandemic rages on, mobile gaming and apps are a kind of salve. So much so, 2020 will be a blockbuster year for mobile games and apps, according to a report by mobile insights firm and market researcher .
The report repeats a common theme in games: mobile is the primary driver of growth for digital game consumption. And the pandemic is reinforcing mobile’s lead in games.
The forecasters expect record levels of apps downloads and consumer spending across the app stores. During COVID-19, weekly mobile downloads broke records in the first quarter, hitting 1.2 billion downloads at a peak during the quarter in the week ended April 11. Worldwide, users downloaded 35% more mobile games per week in March than in January. Players