The GCC mobile gaming market is projected to exhibit a growth rate (CAGR) of 14.90% during 2023-2028. The rising disposable income, digital transformation, deployment of high-performance smartphones, growth of e-sports, and the integration of localized content and culturally relevant games represent some of the key factors driving the market.
Mobile gaming refers to video games on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. It offers interactive entertainment that takes advantage of modern mobile technology's convenience allowing people to enjoy gaming experiences on the move, irrespective of the location. It includes various games across different genres, such as simple and casual puzzle games to more complex and immersive role-playing games and multiplayer battles. These games are specially designed to adapt to mobile devices' limitations and unique features, such as touch-screen controls, tilt sensors, and gyroscopes. They are typically designed to be easily accessible, with intuitive controls and shorter gameplay sessions suitable for on-the-go entertainment.
GCC Mobile Gaming Market Trends:
The ongoing digital transformation, characterized by increased smartphone penetration and enhanced mobile networks, are among the key factors driving the market growth. In addition to this, the growing advent of high-performance smartphones and tablets with advanced graphical capabilities, enabling developers to create visually stunning and immersive games, is creating a positive outlook for market growth. Moreover, the widespread popularity of mobile gaming due to the growth of esports and competitive gaming, attracting a dedicated fan base, and generating significant revenue streams is providing a thrust to the market growth. Furthermore, the growing application of in-app purchases and microtransactions by offering virtual goods, power-ups, and additional content within games, is acting as a growth-inducing factor. Besides this, the rising shift towards localized content and culturally relevant games that recognize the importance of catering to the preferences and sensibilities of the regional audience have resulted in the creation of games that reflect local traditions, languages, and storytelling, which is providing a considerable boost to the market growth. Besides this, the emergence of gaming communities and content creators, such as streamers and YouTubers, has contributed to the popularity of mobile games, which is propelling the market growth. Additionally, rapid advancements in mobile hardware and software capabilities have allowed for more sophisticated and visually appealing games in the region, which is anticipated to drive the market growth. Other factors, including the development of innovative and engaging games, the increasing adoption of smartphones, and the easy accessibility of mobile internet, are presenting remunerative growth opportunities for the market.
GCC Mobile Gaming Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the GCC mobile gaming market report, along with forecasts at the regional and country levels for 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on type, device type, platform, and business model.
- Action or Adventure
- Sports and Role Playing
- Strategy and Brain
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the type. This includes action or adventure, casino, sports and role playing and strategy and brain.
Device Type Insights:
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the device type has also been provided in the report. This includes smartphone, smartwatch, PDA, tablet, and others.
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the platform has also been provided in the report. This includes android, iOS, and others.
Business Model Insights:
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the business model has also been provided in the report. This includes freemium, paid, free, and paymium.
- Saudi Arabia
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include the Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman.
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the market. Competitive analysis such as market structure, key player positioning, top winning strategies, competitive dashboard, and company evaluation quadrant has been covered in the report. Also, detailed profiles of all major companies have been provided.
GCC Mobile Gaming Market Report Coverage:
|Base Year of the Analysis
| Historical Period
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Device Type
- Business Model
||Action or Adventure, Casino, Sports and Role Playing, Strategy and Brain
|Device Types Covered
||Smartphone, Smartwatch, PDA, Tablet and others
||Android, iOS, others
|Business Models Covered
||Freemium, Paid, Free, Paymium
||Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the GCC mobile gaming market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the GCC mobile gaming market?
- What is the breakup of the GCC mobile gaming market on the basis of type?
- What is the breakup of the GCC mobile gaming market on the basis of device type?
- What is the breakup of the GCC mobile gaming market on the basis of the platform?
- What is the breakup of the GCC mobile gaming market on the basis of the business model?
- What are the various stages in the value chain of the GCC mobile gaming market?
- What are the key driving factors and challenges in the GCC mobile gaming market?
- What is the structure of the GCC mobile gaming market and who are the key players?
- What is the degree of competition in the GCC mobile gaming market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the GCC mobile gaming market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the GCC mobile gaming market.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the GCC mobile gaming industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.