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Why Should You Make Mobile Games In 2019?

Why Should You Make Mobile Games In 2019?

As a lot of marketers struggle to find their best revenue incomes, it’s sometimes hard to switch to a completely new project. It’s out of your comfort zone, you’re using mobile games just for playing when you’re sitting on the toilet and finally, it’s a lot of work. So, as we mentioned, why should you make mobile games in 2019? How will it make money? What people should you hire for making it?

According to statista, the daily time U.S. Millennials spend using mobile devices grew from 107 minutes in 2012 to 223 minutes in 2017.

We’ve developed a habit where we’re constantly looking on our phones, without even thinking we start to scroll news feed on Facebook or start liking pictures of friends on Instagram. As a lot of people today are addicted to social media, we are always afraid of missing something out. That’s why we’re constantly checking social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube etc…

Mostly, these things are all familiar to you. So if you’re going to spend your valuable time reading this article, let’s cover why should you make a mobile game right away.

 

Simplicity of Making Mobile Games in 2019

 

Making a mobile game maybe sounds a bit complicated. But when you develop a plan where you actually know what you’re doing it’s not that hard. First you need a team. Team of people who will build something from 0 to 100. Programmers, designers and advertisers should be the jobs included in your team. Then you need to create a starting idea. It’s not a mistake if you base your ideas on your personal preferences. For example if you like playing RPG games, there’s a high chance you can make a good RPG game too.

After you have your team ready and your idea started you need to start working! Remember that a lot of working hours will be spent for the development of the game. If you’re ambitious enough to start working on a mobile game, better be sure that your hours of work aren’t in vain.

Game Business - Mobile Games in 2019

Source: ePayPolicy

 

Easy To Advertise


With or without advertising experts, mobile games are not that hard to advertise. There are so many groups on social media where you can promote your game for free. Not only that there are groups on social media but there is so much data available for advertisers these days. If you’re smart enough, you can research your target audience and after a while start advertising your game to the right people.

It’s really hard to think that your mobile game is easily advertisable. You start thinking of bigger companies that might have  a worse game but they’re doing way better. But there are so many options that you have available online. Beta testers, Facebook groups, subreddits, twitter hashtags. These are mostly free ways of advertising and you should definitely use that in your advantage. And even if the free ways of advertising don’t show good results, you can always start with a small budget if you’re willing to invest in your game.

Game Business - Mobile Games in 2019

Source: Hootsuite blog

 

People are spending way too many time on their phones

 

This is a reason that speaks for itself. Since our mobile phones are pretty much our lives, we’re highly dependent on them. Paying bills, managing bank accounts, texting, talking, taking pictures…everything. We’re also constantly bombarded by ads on our mobile phones. Use that in YOUR advantage! As we’re spending so much time on mobile phones, there’s a higher chance someone, somewhere will notice your mobile game.

 

Imagine a random gamer is a part of a large Facebook gaming group. You’re allowed to post a 30 second preview and the random gamer watches it. He likes what he sees and downloads your game. How simple is that??

 

Game Business - Mobile Games in 2019

Source: Joy Digital

 

Making a mobile game is rewarding in many ways


Not only you made something special, but you made something special with the team you worked with. Imagine having that feeling that it all started from a simple idea. And couple of months or years later you have a functioning mobile game that is played by other people. How amazing of a feeling is that? Making mobile games in 2019 will probably be bigger than this year. Just by looking at the statistics of many market research agencies, the average usage of mobile phones is just getting more and more intense.

Game Business - Mobile Games in 2019

Source: Lynda

 

Would you agree with this? Is making mobile games in 2019 going to be a new challenge for you? Do you think you have what it takes to make one? Well share your thoughts in the comments below. We appreciate your opinion and we will definitely reply back! If you have anything else to add, be sure to comment that too!

About The Author

Hi there, my name is Kristian and I'm the editor-in-chief of GameBusiness.net. Over the past 5 years, I've been perfecting my craft in mobile marketing & online media. My other passions are music, guitars, FPS games & tennis. At GameBusiness.net we're covering all you need to know about mobile game business!

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