Android is doubtlessly the future of mobile game development. Of course, there is still a huge buzz about iPhone along with other Apple’s gadgets, but Android has got everything to emerge as a great platform for gaming app development. Thanks to Google, the search engine giant that brought Android in mobile industry and thanks again to Google for making Android available as open-source software.
Android is a perfect platform to support any sort of creativity and innovation that app developers want to add in their games. As core software, Android, when running on high-end hardware, offers amazing capabilities to developers who want to create games with mind blowing features.
Android has strong market positioning, with more than 50 billion apps have been installed from the Google Play (till July 2013), and more than 1 billion Android devices have been activated so far (till July 2013). Android has already captured more than 80% smartphone market share and has also outraced Apple for iPad too. These numbers attract everyone, from users to businessmen, to companies, to developers who want to venture with their apps. Now is the time when Android has everything to influence developers for any gaming app development idea they have.
Also Android has surpassed iOS in revenue if China’s Android app stores’ revenues are also combined. Techcrunch.com recently revealed that when the revenues of the Google Play store and dozens of Chinese’s none-Google Play stores were combined, the total of them surpassed the revenue of The App store (Apple)
It clears that Android is not only growing in numbers but now, it’s making more revenue too. Indeed, the future of Android gaming app development seems to be brighter.