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India jumps to 3rd spot in global gaming installs: Unity Tech

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Unity Technologies, creator of a popular creation engine that reaches nearly three billion devices worldwide, today said is now ranked third in global gaming installs, surpassing and

Quoting Unity Analytics, a company statement said the latest market research shows has risen from the ninth position in January this year to the third spot in global install rankings, surpassing and to become one of the world's largest gaming markets.

This is due to a spike in India's adoption of high- end mobile devices with larger RAM size. In one year, mobile device count with 1GB RAM has grown from 31.6 million to 100 million in October 2017, it said.

"Unity analysed and studied the ongoing market trends and development in the Indian mobile industry. Based on our findings, we believe the mass adoption of high-end mobile devices will give the Indian gaming ecosystem ample opportunity to innovate and provide compelling content to development platforms," Quentin Staes-Polet, Director of South Asia Pacific at Unity Technologies, said.

"Driven by the massive rush of cost-effective, high- end smartphones and the 4G revolution that began last year, the Indian mobile gaming market has been expanding at a rapid pace," said Rajesh Rao, Chairman of Nasscom Gaming Forum.

Unity is uniquely positioned to help understand trends across the mobile industry, with 87,000 made with Unity games and experiences generating 2.4 billion installs across 1.1 billion unique devices globally each month, the statement added.

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 14:28 IST