Mobile gaming saw surge of new players in 2020 just noted that in the US and Canada alone, mobile gamer growth (in 2020)

is up 12% over 2019’s 214 million, a considerable growth increase from previous years, as the number of mobile games rose only 5% from 2017 to 2018, and only 2% from 2018 to 2019…

Mobile gaming rose across all age groups, with the number of gamers ages 45 and older rising 17% year-over-year, the 25 to 44 age group rising 13%, the two to 12 age group rising 9%, and the 13 to 24 age group rising 3%.”[i]

As you can see, the mobile gaming industry is on fire.  And the biggest growth in mobile gaming, by age demographic, is occurring in the key 25-and-older age demos… the same demographics that hold the most purchasing power.