Applicier proved that the main source of information about games is word of mouth; Playnomics discovered how few people spend money on free-to-play; Millennial Media told in detail about the American OS market. About this and much more in our digest.

1. Word of Mouth – the main source of information about gamesThe good old “Word of Mouth” (Word of Mouth – WOM) is the most important source of information about new applications.

This conclusion was made by the analysts of the company Applicier as a result of a survey of 1800 mobile gamers.

2. iTunes has learned to understand Yandex.MoneyRussian iOS users have the opportunity to pay for purchases in iTunes using Yandex.

Moneys’. Read about whether this will lead to an increase in App Store revenue in Russia in our material.

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3. 0.0077% of players are responsible for 33% of revenuePlaynomics has revealed the brutal truth of free-to-play: the difference between the number of paying and non-paying players in mobile games reaches more than 100 times orders of magnitude.

4. The Japanese tablet market has doubled in a yearA well-known expert on the Far Eastern markets, Serkan Toto, in his personal blog, cited some data from a study by the Tokyo MM Research Institute concerning the development of the tablet market in the Land of the Rising Sun.

5. Millennial Media talked about the American mobile OS marketMillennial Media has presented a report on the American mobile device market for the first quarter of 2013.

There are some interesting figures. For example, did you know that 25% of iPad users have an Android smartphone?

6. The first results of Running with FriendsThe worldwide release of the free version of Running with Friends took place in mid-May.

Just yesterday, a soft launch of the paid version of the game started in Canada. So it’s time to sum up the preliminary results.

7. Amazon’s end-to-end authorization system has been launchedAmazon continues its global expansion.

Yesterday, she launched a service for end-to-end authorization in Android and iOS apps.

8. App Annie summed up the results of AprilThe other day, App Annie published its traditional review of the mobile gaming market for the month.

This time for April. No surprises or discoveries: Clash of Clans, Puzzles & Dragons and Candy Crush Saga are still in the lead.

9. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic broke all-inThe game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic took the third place in the box office top of iPad US in a few hours, overtaking Hay Day, Big Fish Casino, Injustice: Gods Among Us and many other titles.

10. AppData will track the revenue of iOS appsAppData, a well-known provider of social and mobile application analytics, announced that now it will also regularly post data on the approximate profitability of applications and developers.

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