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Games take up 94.4 pct of local Google Play sales: WiseApp

All Headlines 11:16 July 03, 2018

SEOUL, July 3 (Yonhap) -- Games accounted for a whopping 94.4 percent of the combined sales posted by Google Play's application store in the South Korean market in May, data showed Monday.

Games virtually dominated the revenue raised by Google Play in South Korea, the industry tracker WiseApp said in its report.

The data was based on WiseApp's research conducted on 23,000 South Korean users of Android smartphones in May.

The amount combines fees paid for downloads, along with purchases made while playing free gaming applications.

Other expenditures were made on messenger applications, which took up 2.2 percent, followed by social media at 1.7 percent. Dating applications accounted for 1.3 percent, WiseApp said.

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