Mobile gaming sector in China could triple in three years

According to industry research firm iResearch, the paid mobile gaming sector in China was worth $835 million in 2012 and could reach $2.24 billion by 2015.  An increase in smartphone owners as well as working payment systems contributed to an increase of over 25 percent in the last quarter of 2012.  Tencent is the largest mobile gaming operator in China, with a 20 percent market share.