I’m not sure how I missed this in February, but here’s some data on the virtual goods markets in Latin America by country thanks to SuperData Research . The region had a cumulative virtual goods market of $334 Million in 2010, $517 Million in 2012 and $624 Million by 2014.
Brazil – $165 million virtual goods market in 2010 – virtual good sales are predicted to double to $320 million in 2014
IHS iSuppli released new estimates on the install base of the Nintendo 3DS, citing a lower lifetime potential due to competition from iPhone and other devices that play games that weren’t present when the DS launched.
IHS forecasts a global installed base of 3DS devices at 11.6 million by the end of 2011
By 2015, IHS forecasts a global installed base of 70 million 3DS devices
This compares to total sales of DS/DS Lite of 91 million at a comparable point in its sales cycle
The global market for social networks will surpass $5 billion by 2015 according to Parks Associates. The firm also stated that more than 250 million people currently play social network games every month.