S. Koreans Spend Most on Mobile Games: Survey | Be Korea-savvy

S. Koreans Spend Most on Mobile Games: Survey

KIEV, UKRAINE - MAY 10, 2014: Woman playing Angry Birds Go! a kart racing mobile game application. This is the seventh part of the Angry birds game series, and was released on November 26, 2013.

SEOUL, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire)South Korea tops the world charts in monthly spending on mobile games, a survey showed Wednesday.

Industry tracker App Annie reported that each smartphone user in Asia’s fourth-largest economy spends an average of US$7.20 every month on Apple’s App Store and $13 on Google Play.

The country had the highest rate of monthly spending on Google Play and came in second on Apple’s App Store after Japan.


Battle royale game “Brawl Stars” and online role-playing game “Roblox” were the two most popular mobile games among South Koreans.

Around 75 percent of consumers playing the top 1,000 most popular mobile games were from Generation Z, followed by millennials (19 percent), and Gen Xers (6 percent).

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