While it;s not surprising to see some buzz about the recently released Call of Duty: Mobile game, it is eye opening to see just how popular the game has become in such a short time.Call of Duty: Mobile has surpassed 20 million downloads and $2 million spent on microtransactions, according to mobile app data website Sensor Tower. Additionally, Sensor Tower reported on Oct. 1 that the game had become the top free app in the United States on the App Store.
Mobile gaming has fallen into a familiar rut over the last few years: match three puzzlers, Battle Royale shooters, augmented reality Pok eacute;mon Go copycats, tower defense games that push card collecting mechanics on unsuspecting users (and parents #39; bank accounts). Amid the same old routine, truly ambitious mobile titles have been few and far between, further convoluting a market that feels more watered down with each passing year. The majority of these issues stem from developers looking for a good way to monetize their games. Most mobile titles are either free or only cost players a few bucks upfront (or a few hundred bucks over the course of a game #39;s lifetime in the case of free to play titles). Apple Arcade, Apple 's game centric subscription service meant to fit right in between its Apple Music and Apple TV services, aims to change that.
The Ghost Survivors will be a free content update that will be released as an update post launch. The game mode will allow players to live the horror experience as multiple characters, some of which are Robert Kendo, a USS Member and Katherine, the mayor s daughter. Surprisingly, the characters from the main game are not yet confirmed as playable. THe mode will feature randomised elements, an in game shop without microtransactions but points which can be earned in game. Additionally, the mode is said to be very replayable. It might be a random rogue mode but nothing is certain at the moment. No particular date has been mentioned as of now.eval(ez write tag( 468,60 ,'spieltimes com medrectangle 3','ezslot 5' ));We ll notify you when there s more about the mode on the internet.
We previously debated why iPhone is the best platform for mobile gaming, you can read that here.As we know, Apple s consumer base is more affluent and are willing to spend more money on microtransactions and other cosmetic items. Simply, the developers are able to monetise their games more on iOS than Android.
As the end of the fiscal year approaches many companies are releasing their annual earnings report. This week Sony held their earnings call where the initially discussed how Sony had succeeded with the PS4.During the earnings call Sony 's CFO Kenichiro Yoshida talked about how Sony 's console cycle had changed as there has been a shift towards digital userbase, subscriptions and microtransactions.