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Italy Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020

Italy Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020

Last update: 06 Aug 2020 CET
Italy Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020 for Android

While Italy tends to have high mobile usage numbers, the mobile gaming market is still fairly up-for-grabs. Nevertheless, lead by developers like Etermax, RORTOS, and Rabbit Bay Games, the market is trending in a decidedly positive direction.

In this article, we will provide a number of detailed mobile games statistics and insights into the Italy Android game market with focus on mobile games only. We will cover a number of topics, including: how many Italian game publishers exist on the Google Play Store, how many mobile games they have released, and how Italian mobile games have performed compared to the global average. The data is aggregated based on address, such that only major game publishers and ones with valid Italian addresses on the Android market have been considered. Furthermore, all download statistics are estimates.

How Many Mobile Game Publishers Are from Italy?

There are more than 1,252 Italian publishers on Google Play out of all 169,081 game publishers. One of the biggest Italian publishers are RORTOS, JindoBlu, Rabbit Bay Games, Clementoni S.p.A., Real Games srls, redBit games, Whatwapp Entertainment, Xray Prank™, 100 Gates, Reludo srl . Less than 1% of all game publishers on Google Play are from Italy. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

Percentage
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Italian
Publishers
vs
Total
Publishers

How Many Mobile Games Are from Italian Publishers?

There are more than 3,209 games from Italian publishers on Google Play out of the 433,033 games. Mobile Games with most downloads of Italian publishers are Scopa - Free Italian Card Game Online, 2 Player games : the Challenge, Antistress - relaxation toys, Burraco: la sfida . 1% of all mobile games on Google Play are from Italian publishers. Filter for mobile games by publisher country with our tool here.

Percentage
Globally
Italian Mobile Games
vs
Total Mobile Games

How Are Mobile Games from Italian Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 3,209 games from Italian publishers on Google Play is 3.70 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all mobile games which is 3.65. Mobile Games from Italian publishers on Google Play have on average 2,297 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all games, which is 6,027 ratings. Sort by the best rated game or by the game with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Italian Mobile Games
3.70 stars
Average #Ratings of
Italian Mobile Games
Average rating of
All Mobile Games
3.65 stars
Average #Ratings of
All Mobile Games

How Many Downloads Do Mobile Game from Italian Publishers Get?

Mobile Games by Italian publishers have an average of 173.85k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all mobile games which is 400.77k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

Download Statistics
Average Downloads Per Italian Mobile Game
Average Downloads Per Mobile Game

How Do Italian Mobile Games Monetize?

11% of games by Italian publishers are paid. That is a higher value of paid mobile games compared to the overall games, where 5% are paid. 68% of games by Italian publishers include ads. That is a lower value compared to the whole world, where 73% games have ads. 23% of games by Italian publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 20% of games.

Paid Mobile Games Italian Paid Mobile Games11% Overall Paid Mobile Games5%
Ads Italian Include Ads68% Overall Include Ads73%
In-App Billing Italian In-App Billing23% Overall In-App Billing20%

Do Italian Mobile Games Publishers Release on both iOS and Android?

24% of games of Italian publishers are available on both Google Play and iTunes. Overall they put more effort in publishing on both stores, compared to the average publisher with 18%. Use our iOS to Android Matching API or Android to iOS Matching API to find the same app across stores.

Italian Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores
Overall Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores

Who Are the Top 15 Italian Mobile Game Publishers Based on Downloads?

The following are the top publishers from Italy that accumulated most downloads.

1 RORTOS

RORTOS is on position 1 of the biggest Italian game publishers. RORTOS – based in Verona, Italy – is focused on building flight simulation entertainment systems. They develop and distribute their apps worldwide across a variety of platforms, including iOS, Android, Mac OS X, Windows, Amazon, Samsung and Sony Select. RORTOS has built Extreme Landings Pro, RFS - Real Flight Simulator, Extreme Landings, AirFighters, and more. They own 20 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 86.9m+ times.

86.9m+
20
2 JindoBlu

JindoBlu is on position 2 of the biggest Italian game publishers. JindoBlu is an independent mobile gaming app developer based in Italy. JindoBlu is responsible for such games as 2 Player games : the Challenge, Character Design Generator, Hand Draw 3D Pose Tool FREE, Hand Draw 3D Pose Tool, and more. They own 21 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 33.01m+ times.

33.01m+
21
3 Rabbit Bay Games

Rabbit Bay Games is on position 3 of the biggest Italian game publishers. Rabbit Bay Games is an independent Italian mobile gaming app publisher. Rabbit Bay Games has developed Escape the prison adventure, Escape Titanic : free adventure game, Escape the prison adventure 2, the Forest - Adventure Game, and more. They own 13 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 29.84m+ times.

29.84m+
13
4 Clementoni S.p.A.

Clementoni S.p.A. is on position 4 of the biggest Italian game publishers. Clementoni S.p.A. believes that growing up is a beautiful game. It is their aim to help children learn while having fun. They wish to support growing children by using the language they know best: play. Clementoni S.p.A. has developed numerous gaming apps, including Evolution Robot, Cyber Robot, RoboMaker®, Mechanics Laboratory, and more. They own 45 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 24.31m+ times.

24.31m+
45
5 Real Games srls

Real Games srls is on position 5 of the biggest Italian game publishers. Real Games srls is a company focused on developing realistic and engaging racing games for all platforms. They are based in Milan, Italy. Real Games srls is the developer behind Real Drift Car Racing and Real Drift Car Racing Lite. They own 2 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 22.98m+ times.

22.98m+
2
6 redBit games

redBit games is on position 6 of the biggest Italian game publishers. redBit games was founded in Rome in 2013. They are a mobile game developer and publisher, making games for both tablet and smartphone devices. They are determined to elevate the mobile gaming sector in Italy. redBit games is credited with such mobile gaming apps as Cookie Clickers™, Cookie Clickers 2, Haunted Manor 2 – The Horror behind the Mystery, Splashy Fish™, and more. They own 19 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 22.76m+ times.

22.76m+
19
7 Whatwapp Entertainment

Whatwapp Entertainment is on position 7 of the biggest Italian game publishers. They own 15 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 20.18m+ times.

20.18m+
15
8 Xray Prank™

Xray Prank™ is on position 8 of the biggest Italian game publishers. Xray Prank™ is a mobile gaming app developer based in Italy. Xray Prank™ has published Piano Magic Love 2019, Fart Collection Free, Drum Set, Qr code reader and scanner, and more. They own 5 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 19.34m+ times.

19.34m+
5
9 100 Gates

100 Gates is on position 9 of the biggest Italian game publishers. They own 5 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 17.98m+ times.

17.98m+
5
10 Reludo srl

Reludo srl is on position 10 of the biggest Italian game publishers. Reludo srl is an independent developer and publisher of social and mobile games based in Italy. Reludo srl has produced the mobile gaming apps Range Master: Sniper Academy, World Boxing Challenge, Gladiators: Immortal Glory, WARZONE! Emergency Landing, and more. They own 3 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 17.56m+ times.

17.56m+
3

What Are the Most Used SDKs by Italian Mobile Game Publishers?

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Italy game publishers. To find out which mobile games integrate the following SDK use our App Market Explorer. We have also aggregated the worldwide Top Ad Network SDKs and other categories.

1 Google Ads AdMob

70% of mobile games from Italian publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 1,907 games. Google Ads AdMob is a mobile advertising platform that enables users to monetize their mobile applications via in-app advertising. AdMob is based on the Google Mobile Ads SDK and serves over 200 billion ad requests a month, with over 1 million advertisers and 1 million apps currently running on the AdMob mobile ad network.

70
1907
2 Firebase

55% of mobile games from Italian publishers have Firebase integrated. In total 1,508 games. Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform SDK that gives app builders the ability to develop their apps faster, without worrying about infrastructure. It includes functionalities like analytics, databases, messaging and crash reporting so developers can move quickly and focus on their users.

55
1508
3 Google Play In-app billing

41% of mobile games from Italian publishers have Google Play In-app billing integrated. In total 1,134 games. Google Play In-App Billing is an SDK that lets developers sell digital content on Android applications. It can be used to sell one-time products, rewarded products, subscriptions, and more.

41
1134
4 Unity3D

40% of mobile games from Italian publishers have Unity3D integrated. In total 1,096 games.

40
1096
5 FMOD

40% of mobile games from Italian publishers have FMOD integrated. In total 1,092 games.

40
1092
6 Android Support Library V4

39% of mobile games from Italian publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 1,063 games. Android Support Library V4, developed by Google’s Android team, is a platform that helps app developers manage the release of new API versions. Rather than developing code to handle the provisioning of new features on earlier releases, developers can leverage Android Support Library V4 to provide that compatibility layer.

39
1063
7 Google Drive SDK

35% of mobile games from Italian publishers have Google Drive SDK integrated. In total 971 games. The Google Drive SDK makes it possible for app developers to create mobile, web, and desktop apps that leverage Google Drive cloud storage. This includes reading, writing, and syncing files in Google Drive.

35
971
8 Google Play Game Services

35% of mobile games from Italian publishers have Google Play Game Services integrated. In total 952 games. Google Play Game Services is an SDK that provides cross-platform services that gives app developers the ability to easily integrate popular gaming features such as achievements, leaderboards, Saved Games, and real-time multiplayer on their tablet and mobile games.

35
952
9 Unity Ads

27% of mobile games from Italian publishers have Unity Ads integrated. In total 750 games. The Unity Ads SDK helps publishers integrate especially video advertisements, aimed at maximizing revenue and improving user experience, into their games. Unity Ads gives developers the ability to offer users a variety of rewards in exchange for watching videos, such as additional “life,” currency, score increases, etc.

27
750
10 Google Analytics

24% of mobile games from Italian publishers have Google Analytics integrated. In total 656 games. Google Analytics is an analytics SDK that enables app developers to measure user interactions on their app. It is designed to give developers the tools necessary to collect, configure, and analyze data in order to reach the right audience.

24
656

What Are the Most Used Android Mobile Games Permissions by Italian Publishers?

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Italy mobile games publishers. Use our App Market Explorer to filter the Google Play Store by mobile games with specific permissions.

1 Internet Access

android.permission.INTERNET makes it possible for app publishers to create network sockets and use custom network protocols within their apps. This permission is not required for internet connection however, as the mobile browser provides all apps with the ability to send data to the internet. 92% of the games from Italian publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 2,965 games.

92
2965
2 Network Information Access

The android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE permission can be leveraged by app developers to enable their apps to view information about network connections. This information includes such things as which networks exist and which already have connections. 84% of the games from Italian publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 2,686 games.

84
2686
3 Phone Sleep Mode Preventation

android.permission.WAKE_LOCK gives apps the ability to prevent the phone they are running on from going into sleep mode. This is good for apps, like YouTube, that get extended periods of engagement that do not necessarily require the user to touch the screen or otherwise interact physically with the device. 47% of the games from Italian publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 1,523 games.

47
1523
4 Write External Storage

android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE makes it possible for app developers to enable their apps to modify or delete the contents of users’ SD cards. 41% of the games from Italian publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 1,312 games.

41
1312
5 Billing

The com.android.vending.BILLING permission is required for the integration of billing in android applications. 36% of the games from Italian publishers use the Billing permission. Total 1,159 games.

36
1159
6 Wifi Information Access

App publishers can leverage android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE to enable their app to view information about Wi-Fi networking. This includes whether Wi-Fi is enabled and the names of the connected Wi-Fi devices. 30% of the games from Italian publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 965 games.

30
965
7 Vibration

android.permission.VIBRATE makes it possible for app builders to give their apps control over the vibrating function of the devices they are running on. 29% of the games from Italian publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 926 games.

29
926
8 Read External Storage

The android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE permission allows app developers to enable their apps to read the contents of user SD cards. 27% of the games from Italian publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 855 games.

27
855
9 Push Notification

com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE can be used within apps to allow them to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app’s service. It should be noted however, that using this service will incur data usage, and malicious apps could cause excess data usage. 21% of the games from Italian publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 683 games.

21
683
10 Install Referrer

Apps often advertise other apps. By leveraging com.google.android.finsky.permission.BIND_GET_INSTALL_REFERRER_SERVICE apps can make sure that installs of other apps launched via their ads are properly attributed. 19% of the games from Italian publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 614 games.

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614

What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Italy?

The following shows the official Google Play mobile games top chart of Italy. There are no games from Italian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Italy's Grossing Top Chart?

The following shows the official Google Play Grossing mobile games chart of Italy. There are no games from Italian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Arcade Mobile Games in Italy's Top Chart?

The following shows the official Google Play Arcade mobile games chart of Italy. There are no games from Italian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Casual Mobile Games in Italy?

The following shows the official Google Play casual mobile games chart of Italy. There are no games from Italian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Racing Mobile Games in Italy?

The following shows the official Google Play racing mobile games chart of Italy. There are no games from Italian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Action Mobile Games in Italy?

The following shows the official Google Play action mobile games chart of Italy. There are no games from Italian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Simulation Mobile Games in Italy?

The following shows the official Google Play simulation mobile games chart of Italy. There are no games from Italian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Strategy Mobile Games in Italy?

The following shows the official Google Play stranegy mobile games chart of Italy. There are no games from Italian publishers. See the full chart here.