Portable Video Game Market Continues Losing Ground To Smartphones
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The title of the post is not just a scoop, but shows a trend toward more concrete: that the portable gaming market is increasingly threatened by smartphones. The data released by Flurry Analytics consulting can be up to a cold water bath for Nintendo, which also celebrates the undisputed success of the launch of 3DS.
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Let the data: according to Flurry Analytics (in partnership with the NPD Group) Nintendo DS had 70% of revenues in the U.S. market for portable games in 2009, while the Sony PSP and 11%. Only one year later, in 2010, Nintendo appears in the study as having 57% of revenue, down 13 percentage points, while the PSP has declined by two percentage points.
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