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George Ma
February 21 09:40

Coronavirus has caused the a rise in mobile gaming popularity.

According to analysts, the reason for the increased popularity of mobile games was coronavirus.
Experts analyzed the mobile application market and found out that the number of downloads of games to smartphones in China rose sharply in February. 

The statistics was published by the Financial Times. According to journalists, from February 2 to 9, the Chinese downloaded applications through the AppStore 40% more than last year. In total, more than 212 million downloads were recorded. Downloads of mobile games increased the most. Due to this, the value of shares of the large gaming company Tencent increased.
Analysts believe that the Chinese play mobile games because they simply have nothing else to do. The fact is that many businesses in the country were or are quarantined - a precautionary measure in connection with the outbreak of coronavirus.