Total profit from Singapore online slots games last year's at about 201.6 million Singapore dollars, the area just behind Thailand (230.3 million) and Malaysia (214.2 million USD). Commission Communication Development (MDA) also emphasized that the game industry is the entertainment media department of Singapore's fastest growing, thanks to the booming gaming market in Southeast Asia.
A study by a market survey company Newzoo game shows, Singapore topped the ranking of annual spending on Singapore online slots games. More specifically, people spend an average of 189 USD Singapore (about 4 million VND) / year on Singapore online slots games over five times the country's second highest spending region - Malaysia, with a 33 USD / year.
Newzoo explain this through high quality of life and strong economy of Singapore - whether mobile gamers rate the lowest paid in the region with 29%. The report investigated how much money players spend and total return game in 6 countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
These statistics include all genres - game mobile phone, tablet, casual browser game, console and PC, and all forms of payment as payment in-app or buy an entire application or game console. On a global scale, with Japan taking the average crown with 322 USD / players, while Singapore online slots games ranked seventh.
Mr. Marc Einstein, an analyst with market research firm Frost & Sullivan, believes the internet infrastructure of Singapore online slots games along with the widespread distribution of tablet and smartphone in the country has created a huge market Giant mobile gaming and online gaming. Marc observed that there is a great disparity in the figures by a very small amount of investment players a huge amount, considering a large number of people tend to prefer to play free games more. "Up to 90% of profits come from 10% of game players."
The game developers in the local said that this is a positive signal for the industry is budding game developer in Singapore. Mr. David Ng, CEO of game developer company gumi Asia said: "This is clear evidence that shows Sigapore market is very important for attracting players. The total amount may not be big players, but spending more Singaporean gamers because they use credit cards more easily and pay for products online. "
He Benjamin Chew, an IT consultant, estimates that he has spent nearly 800 dollars a year on mobile game Castle Clash. 30-year-old man said: "For this game, investing real money there are great advantages. I'm 'plow top' and the pay for the in-app billing to help competitiveness is much higher. "
The report also estimates that 85% of the game industry's growth in 2017 will come from Asia, and Southeast Asia would be easier to penetrate the market than China for the Western game developers.
Total profit from Singapore online slots games last year's game at about 201.6 million Singapore dollars, the area just behind Thailand (230.3 million) and Malaysia (214.2 million USD). Commission Communication Development (MDA) also emphasized that the game industry is the entertainment media department of Singapore's fastest growing, thanks to the booming gaming market in Southeast Asia.