How have ARPU and sales of DeNA and GREE changed over the last months? Japanese blog “Shares” has created two handy charts that show how these metrics developed from 2008, and I translated them below.
This chart shows the ARPU for DeNA (Mobage) and GREE between 2008 and today. If this is accurate, GREE has outperformed DeNA regarding this metric for the first time in September this year:
GREE is also catching up as far as sales are concerned. Opening the platform for social games didn’t have much of an effect on Mixi: