“Get ready, because this one may get big: 44% of all iPad applications being tested on the actual device are games,” Jesus Diaz reports for Gizmodo. “Hey Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft, the iPhone/iPod titan is getting its tentacles all over the living room.”
MacDailyNews Take: It’s likely they’ve already figured that out already, Jesus. Well, maybe not Micorsoft.
Diaz continues, “The iPhone/iPod monster has positioned itself as the preferred mobile gaming platform for developers and is quickly becoming one of the largest game platforms in the planet, with 75 million iPhone OS devices sold in just 2.5 years. The current king of all game platforms sold 125 million units of the much cheaper Nintendo DS in five years and two months.”
“Now Apple is moving the action into the living room,” Diaz writes. “Would gaming be one of main purposes of the iPad? Would the iPad become the next casual home gaming juggernaut, like the Wii? The market will tell in time, but apparently developers think that the possibility is there.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “sn” for the heads up.]