Ten publishers dominate iPhone top 300

More than half of the money made from the top 300 iPhone games is channelled to just ten publishers, new data suggests.

Mobile analytics group Distimo suggests that Apple’s booming games platform no longer helps smaller studios compete on an even playing field with the more established mobile publishers such as EA and Gameloft.

And microtransactions are becoming the market’s new growth sector, Distimo said.

Now 35 per cent of the App Store’s top 300 free games is monetised via in-app purchases.

Develop has the full story.

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