SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study has shown that 9 out of 10 smartphone users aged between 20 to 40 enjoy mobile games.
According to NBT, the company managing the mobile lock screen application Cash Slide, among 1,202 smartphone users aged between 20 to 40, 93.8 percent answered that they currently play mobile games, with 62.3 percent of gamers answering that they played more than two games.
The most popular mobile game genre was puzzle games, with 37.4 percent of respondents ranking it as their favorite.
Role-playing games ranked second (31.6 percent) with strategy/simulation games (17.8 percent), social networking games (15.6 percent) and sports games (8.1 percent) following behind.
Men tend to play more role-playing games (50.3 percent), while women tend to play more puzzle games (56.7 percent).
Users also answered that they refer to store rankings when selecting mobile games (33.7 percent).
Most users played mobile games for an average of 30 minutes to an hour every day (29.7 percent), but six percent answered three to five hours a day, and four percent even answered that they played mobile games for over five hours a day.
Around 21 percent of the users actually spent money on their games, with 25.2 percent of the users answering that they spent an average of under 3,000 won a month, but a surprising 15.7 percent responding that they spent over 100,000 won a month.
By M. H. Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org)