The consumer demands are bringing incredible change in the creation of the game’s storyline, graphics, gameplay, levels,intuitive layout and other.The technology advancement and innovation are pushing this mobile gaming trend upward.There are a ton of opportunities roaming around the mobile gaming industry.
With so many latest updates and opportunities around, it becomes vital to know what more can be leveraged or embraced to take a giant leap in the mobile gaming market and win the users with one-of-a-kind game play.
Here is the list of emulous Gaming Trends for mobile which takes the Driver’s seat in 2018:
- Augmented reality
The mobile game development companies have started experimenting and a lot of prototypes were built. However, the technology won’t live upto its hype unless Pokemon Go hit the market.With the overnight massive success of Pokemon game, a new era of AR game has ushered and the game developers have started taking it seriously.
The launch of Apple’s ARKit and Google ARCore has reignited the AR trend and make the developers go frenzy to unlock the limitless possibilities.In 2018, the new AR scene can be expected to see, which assures to completely transmogrify the users by tapping the full potential of groundbreaking technology.
The developers of Pokemon Go are found saying that they are working on another AR game that will keep players playing for days and developers scratching their heads.
According to a market research firm, the mobile AR app downloads will reach 1.2 billion by 2019 wherein the Gaming and Entertainment Will Lead in Mobile AR App Downloads.
- Virtual reality
This is why it becomes incredibly easier for the developers to addVR support to the mobile applications and thereafter VR-enabled game apps pick up the pace. There is no question in believing that the virtual reality has great potential when tied with online games and mobile games. The computer simulated reality and immersive multimedia content in the hoards of game apps areengaging and taking hold of the players.
Androids dream, Expedition, vTime, Within VR, YouTube and Jaunt VR are some of the best picks, which run seamlessly over iOS and Android devices.In 2018, more companies can be seen jumping on the VR train to engineer amazing experiences that set the game apps out in the crowd.
The Statista research shows that revenues generated from VR gaming sales will reach an estimated $22.9 billion by 2020
- Cloud games
The benefit of on-demand game services lies in its less power consumption, minimum or no storage and streaming the game content in different languages as per the geographical location.
LiquidsKY, Plagiga, GeForce Now, PlayKey and LOUDPLAY are some of the top cloud gaming as a service provider that offers best-in-class game content streaming over the cloud for different types of the game.
- Offline games
Well, it doesn’t hint, the offline game apps that are rarely used holds less significance. Fruit Ninja- the offline game app made $1 million per month and till 2015, it enjoyed the virtue of being the most downloaded app in the Apple store. Even more, Google has added offline game apps as a subcategory to the Google play store.
With time, the trend is expected to gain momentumdue to the low development cost as not a single penny has to be spent on cloud infrastructure to keep the server running, and user-friendliness which lets the player keep playing in no or poor internet connection.
- Multiplayer games
The industry is sure to advance as the interest of users in social interactions and multiplayer games will increase. Even if, you don’t want to integrate the social media, then building the community at first and broadcasting about the gameplay is a must to grow up its craze in the targetuser base.
Moreover, the games that createa competitive ecosystem are finding much place in the educational sphere to test the children cognitive skills, and a great feat for the players in the sense of staying connected and playing with the friends across the globe.