Out of 2.4 billion mobile gamers in the world 1.3 billion of them are based in Asia, according to market intelligence firm Newzoo.
Speaking at the Mobile Growth Summit in London today, the company’s head of analytics Jelle Kooistra broke down the number of mobile gamers compared to the proportion of people who are connected online in various global markets.
In China for example, Newzoo claims there are 622 million mobile gamers, with a further 279 million people part of the online population that are still an untapped market.
Overall, 57 per cent of the global online population are said to play mobile games.
The chart below offers a look at big and emerging markets to show where there may be growing opportunities for mobile games developers.