National Download Day Survey Reveals America’s Top App Downloads


Fort Mason Games has announced survey results as part of the National Download Day. The female-led gaming company designs mobile games to enable players to relax and de-stress themselves. The results indicate that Americans used to get new smartphones as holiday gifts. The purpose of the Fort Mason Games is to revolutionize mobile games, which fosters connectivity and collaboration instead of competition.

Commenting on the development, Kate Gorman, CEO, Fort Mason Games disclosed that nearly 73 percent of the people will download apps on National Download Day. She added that 67 percent will plan to download mobile games. The survey indicates that gamers spend more than one billion hours per month.

Gorman said that the company is changing the gaming landscape with the development of mobile apps such as Confetti Casino. The game not only enables you to play collaboratively that enable you to relax but also helps you to find friends across the world.

The National Download Day survey results reveal that 87 percent of smartphone owners download more than three apps per year. Moreover, the majority of the apps are downloaded between Christmas and New Years.

Among the category, games are most downloaded with 7 out of 10 people getting into the activity. While shopping apps are downloaded by 52 percent people, the health & fitness category tops the chart with 36 percent.

Talking about games, 35 percent of people revealed that games help them de-stress their mind. As many as 40 percent revealed that games help them pass the time. While the social casino is the most downloaded type of game, the puzzle and action comprise 59 percent and 41 percent market share respectively. The survey shows that Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp were the most common apps downloaded in 2018.

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Responding to media, Kate Gorman said that Social casino games are a $5 billion market segment and it’s only going to grow bigger in 2019. The games like Confetti Casino make Vegas even more exciting by offering the ability to connect with each other. This gives the thrill of Las Vegas without actually gambling. Gorman added that the players can always make a come back to the online friends they made playing slots in a fun and positive environment.

Going forward, Fort Mason Games is planning to expand their portfolio, which broadens the types of games Americans can play with friends. It also gives US people more incentives as part of the Download Day participation.

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