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Frequency of playing mobile games among smartphone users Japan 2018

According to a survey conducted in October of 2018, approximately 45.5 percent of smartphone users had played video games on their smartphones in the most recent year. While close to half of all users did not play any video games on their devices at all, about 30 percent of smartphone owners answered that they played on an almost daily basis.

Frequency of playing mobile games among smartphone users in Japan as of October 2018

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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period

October 1 to 5, 2018

Number of respondents

7,316 respondents

Age group

10-79 years

Special properties

only smartphone users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "With which frequency did you play games on your smartphone in the most recent year?"

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