In-game advertising has proven benefits for advertisers seeking contextual placement, brand-safe environments, and captive audiences. Setting aside “gamer” stereotypes, mobile games appeal to hugely diverse audiences and offer marketers an increasingly flexible environment to reach them. “As marketers contend with the deprecation of cookies and changes to other identifiers, an embedded approach in gaming could have greater appeal. Gamers, after all, are held at rapt attention given the interactive nature of the medium,” says MarketingDive.

Data from our article Most Loved In-App Ad Format? Rewarded Video is summarized in this infographic In-Game Advertising Trends.


In-Game Advertising Trends Infographic

in-game advertising trends infographic


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