KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is in the 50th place from 100 countries in mobile gaming experience for mobile gamers around the world, placing it in the ‘Fair’ category.
Based on a study by Opensignal, an independent global standard for measuring real world mobile network experience, players in this category generally found their games responsive with most reporting that they felt like they had control over the game. However, players in this category also reported that they noticed delays between their actions and the outcomes in the game.
In the same report, Singapore was ranked first in Asia Pacific (and globally) with a score of 85.5 (Excellent), while Japan in second place (third globally) with a score of 85.3 (Excellent).
For the report, Opensignal collected and analysed over 128 billion measurements, taken from over 37 million devices during a four-month period of October 2019 to January 2020.
This is the first time Opensignal specifically researched mobile gaming which was prompted by the enormous growth in popularity (and revenue) of the industry.
European countries, meanwhile, rounded out the remainder of the Top 10.
The Malaysian score placed it above the Asia Pacific average score of 61.1. However, Opensignal notes that the results in Asia Pacific were more diverse than in any other regions with Asian countries represented in all five categories from Very Poor to Excellent.
Malaysia is ranked above Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia and the Philippines, but below Thailand and Vietnam.