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Video Games Kenyans are Playing in 2021

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Video Games Kenyans are Playing in 2021

Video Games Kenyans are Playing in 2021

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Video games refer to any games played on an electronic gaming device, computer, mobile device, and other display screens with a means to control graphic images.

The video games market in Kenya is growing despite her being relatively a new industry in the Country.

According to a report by Statistica,  the gaming market in Kenya was valued at Ksh 8.9 billion in 2018.

The value is expected to rise to Ksh 1.4 billion by 2023.

 According to Digital Report 2020, Kenya is leading other countries in mobile internet usage and internet penetration in the Continent.

Notably, the number of internet users rose with KSH 22.86 million, while the number of social media users increased by KSH 8.8 million.

This represent an increase of about16 percent and 13 percent in 2020 consecutively.

This article discusses some of the video Kenyans are playing as highlighted below;

Mobile Casino Games

Casinos were licensed by the Kenyan Government many years ago.

Majority of players in the industry are turning mobile casinos into gambling.

Due to the increasing popularity of mobile devices and internet connectivity in the Country.

 Many land-based and online casinos are registered to provide mobile games to play for real money. 

Both iOS and Android devices are compatible with each of these mobile casinos.

The Casinos have their applications like Betway, Ruby Fortune, Jackpot City, Casino Cruise, and Spin Palace.

The applications offer games like Online and Liver Poker, Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Online, and others.

Candy Crush Saga

It is the most popular game played in Kenya on a mobile device.

Google Play Store statistics show that the game has had 500 million downloads and more than 26 million reviews.

Firstly, the game is played by switching and matching candles in a tasty puzzle adventure to progress to the next level for sweet winning.

The game adds sweetness to solving puzzles since it is,  based on our natural desire for sugary games.

Secondly, one gets rewarded with delicious rainbow-colored cascades and tasty candy combos when they solve the puzzles with quick thinking and smart moves.

Therefore, you have to plan your moves by matching three or more candies in a row using boosters wisely to overcome those extra sticky puzzles.

Lastly, candy crush allows players to compete alongside their Facebook friends and is highly addictive.

Candy Crush Saga is available on all platforms, web, mobile, and Personal computers.

PUBG Mobile

  To begin with, multiplayer games like PUBG are becoming popular in Kenya and are the most loved in this category. 

PUBG stands for Player’s Unknown Battleground, where a player has to team up with other players.

They arrive at an island using parachutes and battle against their opponents.

PUBG is free on mobile and is powered by Unreal Engine 4 with quality play console gaming.

The game has an online community where players interact on social media platforms.

Dream League Soccer 2020

Players select their dream team from players available in the system in Dream League Soccer 2020. 

Teams from the German Bundesliga are conspicuously absent in the system.

It is possible to find the popular teams from the Elite leagues in England, Spain, France, Portugal, and Italy.


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