Serious about playing games

Submitted by ub on Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:30

Shanghai China is one of the largest and most active markets for online and mobile gaming on earth, making it a serious game changer. China's online games market continues to surge. Set to top $8 Billion before the end of this decade.

Next year there will be nearly 300 million Chinese gamers, playing a couple of hours per month and 64% of Chinese gamers regularly spend money on online games. Revenues for the Chinese mobile-game market are expected to grow a whopping 93% to $2.9 billion in 2014 and reach $7.7 billion by 2018.

If you or any geek is interested in riding this wave ny writing, or developing content, you may wish yo check out China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, Alipay and UnionPay to find out all about opportunities and challenges in China’s fast-growing game industry.

China’s rise as a gaming nation was best captured at ChinaJoy, the huge expo that drew more than 250,000 attendees to more than 100,000 square meters of exhibit space in Shanghai. Needless to say, this event was a huge spectacle,