Blog about online games marketing strategies in Russia

Blog about online games marketing strategies in Russia

DIGITAL MARKETING

DIGITAL MARKETING

Gaming on Youtube in Russia. TOP 10 popular channels and Trends in Marketing 2023

Despite the blocking monetization for Russian channels, advertising on YouTube remains much-in-demand for advertisers and influencers interested in commercial projects, including gaming and everything related to it. Currently, the list of popular bloggers, who are engaged in the gaming segment, is growing. Let's take a closer look at it.

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DIGITAL MARKETING

How to Promote a Game in VK Play

VK Play is a platform for gamers, developers and creators, which today is the only analogue of Steam in Russia.

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Steam Analogue in Russia and CIS: How to Get into VK Play

VK Play is being developed as a single access point to gaming and near-gaming content in Russia and therefore should offer the most diversified catalogue.

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Gaming Industry in Russia 2022. Market Review and Possible Prospects for Development

The Russian video game market grew by 9% in 2021 (177.4 billion rubles). In addition, in 2019 market volume was considerably smaller and amounted to 121.3 billion rubles. Against the background of such indicators, the Russian video game segment was “predicted” to grow steadily, at least by 5% per year until 2025.

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Video Games on OK: Specifics of Community Management and Networking

Odnoklassniki is the third most popular social media service in Russia (after VKontakte and Instagram). For game developers, this is another platform in Russia that provides means for the creation and maintenance of one's own gaming community.

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VK Publics about Video Games: What Format to Choose?

At the very stage of creation, it is necessary to make it clear what community we want to create and what idea to communicate.

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2022 Russian Gaming Market Trends

The boom of the gaming industry in 2020, when not only the number of gamers in Russia but also their gaming expenses increased, gave way to a significant reduction of its growth rates in 2021. Experts of the RMAA Games marketing agency will tell what is in store for the Russian gaming market in 2022.

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Game Industry Boom In Russia: What Gamers Spend Money On

Within the first five months of 2021, the number of purchases via gaming resources in Russia has increased by 30%, as compared to the same period in 2020.

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Social Media Marketing Specifics for Video Games in Russia

If you created a fly-by-night game, social media is definitely not for you, but if you are going to develop your game and promote it in the long run, social media accounts will become a key channel for its promotion along with the website.

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B2B MARKETING

Where Should You Go to Have Your Game Localized into Russian?

According to data from the analytics company Nimdzi, Russian is one of the leading languages in which people play video games. In 2020, 22.52% of all games on Steam (7,842 games) were available in Russian.

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Steam Account Optimization for the Russian Market

There are more than 55 thousand games present on Steam, and their number grows daily. In order to stand out of the pack and make sure that gamers will decide to play a game, it is important to properly pitch it on the platform.

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Gamification in Marketing: How Games Help Heighten Interest in Brands

Gamification is a relatively new format of interaction with the audience to increase engagement, sales, loyalty and to develop new habits. It is a use of game approaches for non-game processes.

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Features of Video Game PR in the Russian Digital Space

Gaming PR means communicating with journalists, bloggers, and other influencers, organizing press tours, placing special projects, distributing keys to games, participating in gaming industry events and organizing your own events, and much more.

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Analytics Tools: Evaluating the Results of Game Advertising Campaigns

Data analysis for gaming brands is one of the key factors for understanding not only the efficiency of marketing tools used in promotion, but also the success of a game in the market as a whole.

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Game Localization on the Russian Market: How to Choose a Localizer

It can be hard for game developers to determine which languages a game should be translated into, how to choose a localizer, and which nuances should be taken into account when localizing a game for a new market, including the Russian market. We recently got answers to these and many other questions from Valentina Chernova, Business Development Manager of Game Localization at Logrus IT.

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Checklist for Promoting Games in Russia

In this article, we gathered all stages of creation and implementation of a marketing strategy to promote a game in Russia step by step.

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Russian Gamer Profile in 2021

Results of a survey by Sports.ru among 1.5 thousand gamers showed that 44% respondents began spending more on games—up to 1,000 rubles per month.

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Promotion of Mobile Games in Russia: Specifics, Tips, and Practices

In Russia, according to Google and Savanta, 36% players download free-to-play games and watch ads, another 30% prefer games with paid-for options, and 11% download games, for which they need to pay once.

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Top Russian YouTube Gaming Influencers

As far back as in December, it seemed that let's players began giving ground and would yield the palm to challengers—only 9 let's players stayed in Top 20 by engagement in late 2020. However, as soon as in March 2021, gaming channels began recovering ground again, with 11 authors out of Top 20 YouTubers.

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Russian Esports Market: Analytics and Trends

According to PwC, in 2019 the Russian esports market value reached $28.6 million USD, while the compound average growth rate until 2024, according to the forecasts, will be 14.9%, which makes this segment the fastest growing one in the whole video game industry.

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