Social Gaming Regional Spotlight 1Q24 – Middle East

This quarterly report will focus on a new region of the world each quarter. We highlight market sizing, details about popular games and genres, and other relevant information we feel is helpful towards gaining a good understanding of each respective region.

This quarter, we have focused on the Middle East, and specifically on ten countries in the Middle East with developed major app stores that are trackable by Sensor Tower. Those ten markets, in order of population, are Egypt, Republic of Türkiye (Turkey), Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Israel, Lebanon, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, and Bahrain. The overall population of the Middle East is north of 400 million people; these ten countries collectively represent about 270 million of them. The Middle East is home to numerous top gaming companies, and our focus countries represent about 2% of the global social gaming market.