digital card games

September 8, 2015 / Behaviors

As free-to-play games have grown in popularity, digital trading card games have exploded. These games typically offer free starter packs to play with and may even allow players to earn additional card packs by meeting in-game milestones or progression. Blizzard’s Hearthstone dominates the market, with over 30 million players worldwide and earning more than $20M monthly. But Hearthstone is not the only game in town; there are a number of other digital trading card games available, from those that have their origins as a more traditional tabletop card game (Magic: The Gathering, Pokemon,Yu-Gi-Oh!) to new games developed specifically for digital platforms (Solforge, Hex: Shards of Fate, Might and Magic: Duel of Champions). We asked 400 US Trading Card Gamers “How much money do you spend per year on card packs for your favorite digital collectible card game?”

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