For many, the idea of people watching others play games or an ‘Influencer’ being someone who spent all day inside playing games and talking into a microphone was alien. To shift advertising dollars or investment capital into this space was seen as a foreign and unproven concept.
The future is uncertain for Twitter and many other social media platforms. However, as the internet continues to evolve new and exciting ways to communicate will emerge.
The future is full of possibilities, and with gaming firmly sitting at the center, I can’t wait to see what sorts of ideas, activations, and campaigns we will be able to experience.
As the play-to-earn market continues to thrive, the inventory opportunities for marketers will continue to grow; those most ready to seize them could reap huge rewards.
The rise of digital advertising has not only led to an overinflation of served ads, but also created the race for the most coveted metric of all: Attention.
Fifteen hours per week. That’s how much time a recent Cint study showed people are gaming, according to data gathered from a cross-section of nationally representative consumers in the U.K., the U.S. and India.
As ‘mobile advertising’ and ‘mobile games advertising’ increasingly become a distinction without a difference, it’s clear that this opportunity is comparable to the early days of social media as a media channel.
The gaming industry now boasts three billion players globally with a value in excess of $175.8bn. Gamers are an older and more diverse demographic than often assumed.
There have never been so many talented developers and titanic publishers working within the genre, and that’s owing to the never-ending appetite for hypercasual games in the world today.
Social media has been the dominant media channel for around a decade, and for good reason. The sheer size of social media platforms’ audiences (Facebook alone counted 2.7bn users) and the rich data they collect have created an advertising bonanza.
Blockchain technology has already created an online economy. What other applications can this revolutionary new innovation have in the world of gaming? Let’s look at exciting new developments in the future of the industry.
Gaming technology is making waves in the advertising industry as a powerful production solution. Techniques previously reserved for video games promise to positively change the production playing field for brands, agencies and creative studios alike.