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Mobile gaming revenues in South-east Asia seen exceeding US$7b

The region will continue to record exponential growth in mobile gaming, driven by the adoption of smartphones and tablets

A setup screen for The Hobbit: Kingdoms Of Middle-Earth, developed by Kabam Inc, on an Apple iPad Mini. Tablets generate a gaming average revenue per user (ARPU) 4.2 times that of smartphones.


AS the world's fastest-growing region for the mobile gaming industry, South-east Asia is well on its way to raking in more than US$7 billion in game revenue by 2019, said research agency Frost & Sullivan.

Its head of Japan info-comm technology (ICT) Marc Einstein said