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Taiwan Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020

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Gaming has long been a large part of the culture of Taiwan. Historically, Japanese game studios have had exceptional success in the market; however, in recent years, Taiwanese gamers have embraced publishers from all over the world and, increasingly, from their own backyard.

In this article, we will provide a number of detailed mobile games statistics and insights into the Taiwan Android game market with focus on mobile games only. We will cover a number of topics, including: how many Taiwanese game publishers exist on the Google Play Store, how many mobile games they have released, and how Taiwanese 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 Taiwanese addresses on the Android market have been considered. Furthermore, all download statistics are estimates.

How Many Mobile Game Publishers Are from Taiwan?

There are more than 502 Taiwanese publishers on Google Play out of all 152,897 game publishers. One of the biggest Taiwanese publishers are WaGame, LIANweiwei, Orangenose Studio, Rayark International Limited, Illusion Magic Studio, IFC Games, Gamesofa Inc., Gamesofa Global Inc., Macaca Games Inc., Zepni Ltd. . Less than 1% of all game publishers on Google Play are from Taiwan. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

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How Many Mobile Games Are from Taiwanese Publishers?

There are more than 1,396 games from Taiwanese publishers on Google Play out of the 404,163 games. Mobile Games with most downloads of Taiwanese publishers are 日理萬姬 - 官場美人 非你莫鼠, 萬國覺醒, RO仙境傳說:我的戰術, 藍顏清夢——穿越清朝當皇妃, 神來也麻將-麻將、大老二、麻雀、撲克多合1, 豪神娛樂城 - 老虎機、賽馬、7PK、水果盤、麻將、賓果、骰寶、捕魚、拉霸機、樂透, 人中之龍Online, 三國群英傳M, 宅神爺麻將、拉霸、撲克、黃金馬, 幻想神域2 . Less than 1% of all mobile games on Google Play are from Taiwanese publishers. Filter for mobile games by publisher country with our tool here.

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How Are Mobile Games from Taiwanese Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 1,396 games from Taiwanese publishers on Google Play is 3.65 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all mobile games which is 3.61. Mobile Games from Taiwanese publishers on Google Play have on average 7,637 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all games, which is 6,031 ratings. Sort by the best rated game or by the game with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

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Taiwanese Mobile Games
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3.61 stars
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How Many Downloads Do Mobile Game from Taiwanese Publishers Get?

Mobile Games by Taiwanese publishers have an average of 340.17k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all mobile games which is 386.43k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

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Average Downloads Per Taiwanese Mobile Game
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How Do Taiwanese Mobile Games Monetize?

4% of games by Taiwanese publishers are paid. That is a lower value of paid mobile games compared to the overall games, where 5% are paid. 56% of games by Taiwanese publishers include ads. That is a lower value compared to the whole world, where 73% games have ads. 33% of games by Taiwanese publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 21% of games.

Paid Mobile Games Taiwanese Paid Mobile Games4% Overall Paid Mobile Games5%
Ads Taiwanese Include Ads56% Overall Include Ads73%
In-App Billing Taiwanese In-App Billing33% Overall In-App Billing21%

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

34% of games of Taiwanese 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 17%. Use our iOS to Android Matching API or Android to iOS Matching API to find the same app across stores.

Taiwanese Mobile Games
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Available on Both Stores

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

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

1 WaGame

WaGame is on position 1 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. WaGame is a popular mobile games developer. They are based in Taiwan. WaGame has created the games Kung Fu Do Fighting, Dragon of the 3 Kingdoms, Richest Master : Love Memories, Nabis War, and more. They own 28 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 62.87m+ times.

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2 LIANweiwei

LIANweiwei is on position 2 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. LIANweiwei is a mobile games studio based in Taiwan. LIANweiwei is responsible for the mobile game Bubble Shooter. They own a single game that has been downloaded more than 51.21m+ times.

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3 Orangenose Studio

Orangenose Studio is on position 3 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. Orangenose Studio is a mobile game developer, founded in 2011, that has created a number of popular puzzle and reaction games. Orangenose Studio is behind such apps as Tricky Test 2™: Genius Brain?, I'm Ping Pong King :), Pop The Ice, Knife vs Fruit: Just Shoot It!, and more. They own 14 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 39.74m+ times.

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4 Rayark International Limited

Rayark International Limited is on position 4 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. Rayark International Limited was founded in 2011 and is currently headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with a branch in Tokyo, Japan. They strive to deepen their games and what they represent, trying to expand the limits of what a game can do. In doing so, they also strive to give each player an unforgettable experience. Rayark International Limited has developed the games Sdorica -mirage-, Cytus II, VOEZ, Cytus, and more. They own 8 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 32.08m+ times.

32.08m+
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5 Illusion Magic Studio

Illusion Magic Studio is on position 5 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. Illusion Magic Studio was founded in 2007, and originally focused on making CGI visual contents for TV shows, commercials, and PC games. In 2012, they decided to expand their business to the mobile games market and released their first mobile app in 2013. Illusion Magic Studio has developed Pocket Rally, Wings of Steel, and Pocket Rally LITE. They own 3 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 24.47m+ times.

24.47m+
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6 IFC Games

IFC Games is on position 6 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. IFC Games is a Taiwan-based mobile gaming app developer and publisher. IFC Games created the app Speed Car Drift Racing. They own a single game that has been downloaded more than 19.83m+ times.

19.83m+
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7 Gamesofa Inc.

Gamesofa Inc. is on position 7 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. Gamesofa Inc. is a mobile games studio based in Taiwan. The company was established in 2005. Gamesofa Inc. has produced the apps 神來也麻將-麻將、大老二、麻雀、撲克多合1, 王牌特攻, 德州撲克 神來也德州撲克(Texas Poker), 神來也暗棋2:正宗暗棋, and more. They own 13 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 17.88m+ times.

17.88m+
13
8 Gamesofa Global Inc.

Gamesofa Global Inc. is on position 8 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. They own 5 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 13.13m+ times.

13.13m+
5
9 Macaca Games Inc.

Macaca Games Inc. is on position 9 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. They own 2 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 9.63m+ times.

9.63m+
2
10 Zepni Ltd.

Zepni Ltd. is on position 10 of the biggest Taiwanese game publishers. Zepni Ltd. is a mobile games developer based in Taiwan. Zepni Ltd. is behind the apps Hamster House, Cat Condo 2, Merge Dogs, and Cat Condo. They own 7 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 7.8m+ times.

7.8m+
7

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

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Taiwan 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

71% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 728 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.

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2 Firebase

53% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have Firebase integrated. In total 543 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.

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3 FMOD

52% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have FMOD integrated. In total 539 games.

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539
4 Unity3D

52% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have Unity3D integrated. In total 533 games.

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5 Android Support Library V4

50% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 514 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.

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6 Google Play In-app billing

47% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have Google Play In-app billing integrated. In total 484 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.

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7 Google Play Game Services

39% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have Google Play Game Services integrated. In total 405 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.

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8 Google Drive SDK

37% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have Google Drive SDK integrated. In total 384 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.

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9 Facebook

33% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have Facebook integrated. In total 345 games. Facebook offers an SDK that helps app developers build engaging social apps and get more installs. The SDK enables everything from powerful analytics, to Facebook’s secure login feature, to Facebook ads.

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10 Google Cloud Messaging

31% of mobile games from Taiwanese publishers have Google Cloud Messaging integrated. In total 324 games.

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324

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

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Taiwan 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. 94% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 1,313 games.

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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. 90% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 1,251 games.

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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. 57% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 793 games.

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4 Billing

The com.android.vending.BILLING permission is required for the integration of billing in android applications. 55% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Billing permission. Total 763 games.

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5 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. 49% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 688 games.

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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. 43% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 605 games.

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7 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. 40% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 562 games.

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8 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. 37% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 520 games.

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9 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. 34% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 476 games.

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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. 27% of the games from Taiwanese publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 381 games.

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What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Taiwan?

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play Grossing mobile games chart of Taiwan. 33% of the top grossing games in Taiwan are from Taiwanese game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play casual mobile games chart of Taiwan. 7% of the top casual games in Taiwan are from Taiwanese game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play action mobile games chart of Taiwan. 13% of the top action games in Taiwan are from Taiwanese game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play stranegy mobile games chart of Taiwan. 20% of the top strategy games in Taiwan are from Taiwanese game publishers. See the full chart here.