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Turkish gaming climbs to $450 million in 2012 (infographic)

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International market research firm Newzoo released survey data today detailing the expansive growth of gaming within Turkey after querying Turkish gamers on spending habits, total time played, and preferred platforms.

The below infographic (click here for a full-sized version) indicates a strong massively multiplayer and social gaming presence among Turkish players, with both genres combined grossing 30 percent of the estimated $500 million spent on games within the country for 2012. With gamers comprising 72 percent of Turkey’s Internet-using demographic of 30.3 million (aged 16-50), it’s fair to assume an increasing number of game companies will consider this boom a boon.

Newzoo: Turkey gaming 2012