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CEO Blog Update: Japan’s Mobile Game Market Tops US$9 Billion, Is (Probably) World’s Biggest

In the last days, two domestic organizations have released updates on the size of the Japanese market for mobile games in 2015.

I am aware that different data sources (especially across countries) rely on different methodologies, but I have not seen any numbers that are bigger than these elsewhere (such as the US or China).

If these two organizations are to be believed, Japan is (very likely) the world’s biggest market for mobile games – at least for now.

Stats From Japan’s Mobile Content Forum

According to stats from Japan’s Mobile Content Forum (MCF), the country’s market for games delivered on smart devices reached US$9.5 billion in 2015.

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