A report on portable gaming in the US by Flurry Analytics shows that Apple jumped from 5 percent of the market in 2008 to 19 percent in 2009.
That 19 percent is thanks to 5 percent it swiped from Nintendo’s DS (down to 70 percent from 75 percent in 2008) and 9 percent from the PSP (down from 20 percent to 11 percent).
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According to Flurry’s Peter Farago, Stateside consumers are downloading iPhone games in droves and it’s that trend that’s also helping to fuel a fall in the home gaming console market.
The home console business saw its share dropping from 79 percent in 2008 to 71 percent in 2009 according to Flurry’s figures.