South Korea Mobile Game Statistics 2024
Last update: 14 Jul 2024 CET
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South Korea Mobile Game Market Statistics 2024 for Android

Which Korean apps would you like to explore?

Some of the most innovative mobile gaming app companies are based in South Korea. With independent publishers like J-PARK, and gaming stalwarts like NEXON, GAMEVIL, and Netmarble, Korea has long occupied a spot on the leading edge of mobile gaming. Now, with the advent of the app economy, even the big boys, like NAVER Corp. and Kakao, are getting involved.

In this article, we provide a number of detailed mobile games statistics and insights from the Korean Android game market. We cover a number of topics, including how many Korean game publishers are active on Google Play StoreGoogle Play, how many mobile games they have released, and how Korean mobile games have performed compared to the global average. The data is aggregated based on address, meaning only app publishers with valid Korean addresses listed on Google Play have been considered.

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App Market Overview: Korean Mobile Games on Google Play

Discover how prevalent Korean mobile Games and Game publishers are on Google Play StoreGoogle Play. For an overview of the latest stats and insights, visit the pages below!

App Ratings: Korean Mobile Games

Korean mobile Games average 4.05
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out of 5 stars.
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How Do Korean Mobile Game Developers Monetize their Games?

Korean mobile Game publishers Coin icon monetize their apps in the following ways:

  • 5% of Games must be purchased.
  • 82% leverage mobile advertising.
  • 56% have in-app purchases.

Globally, however, mobile Game publishers Coin icon monetize their apps like so:

  • 4% of Games must be purchased.
  • 73% leverage mobile advertising.
  • 27% have in-app purchases.
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How Many Korean Mobile Games Are Available on Both iOS and Android?

45% of Korean mobile Game publishers have released Games on both Google PlayGoogle Play and the iTunesApple App Store.
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The Most Popular SDKs and Android Game Permissions

Explore the most common SDKs and permissions used by Korean Android Games. Uncover the top trending tools and access requirements within the industry.

Top Korean Mobile Game Developers Based on Downloads

Discover the Top icon top 10 Korean mobile Game publishers, based on total global downloads.
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Most Popular Mobile Games: South Korea

We’ve ranked the Trophy icon top Korean mobile Games from the most popular Google PlayGoogle Play categories, including Arcade, Casual, Racing, Action, Simulation, and Strategy. We also looked at Trophy icon the most popular and top grossing Korean mobile Games overall.

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