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Multiplayer Mobile Gaming Platforms

The Bunch App Lets Mobile Gamers Chat and Play With Each Other

— November 16, 2018 — Tech
Live gaming with friends is nothing new to game consoles and PC gaming, but the Bunch app aims to bring this live gaming experience to mobile platforms. Through the Bunch app, users can invite friends to a party, pick their favorite game, and launch into playing with just the tap of a button. In addition to offering a multiplayer mobile gaming experience, the app also bolsters this idea with live voice and video chat and can be used on popular mobile games such as Fortnite, Roblox, Minecraft, and HQ Trivia.

According to Selcuk Atli, co-founder and CEO for the Bunch app, "with the rise of live mobile games like Fortnite and Roblox, younger gamers are trading in the large screens of their PCs and consoles for smartphones." This is what the app aims to address as they allow mobile gamers the same mobile gaming opportunities as PC and console players.
Trend Themes
1. Mobile Multiplayer Gaming - Bunch app's successful multiplayer mobile gaming experience highlights the potential for creative and innovative approaches to mobile multiplayer gaming.
2. Live Voice and Video Chat - Incorporating live voice and video chat into multiplayer mobile gaming can provide enhanced experiences and create new opportunities for engagement.
3. Mobile Game Socialization - The integration of party invitations and a wide range of popular mobile games on the Bunch app points towards a potential trend of mobile gaming socialization.
Industry Implications
1. Mobile Gaming - Mobile gaming companies can use the Bunch app's success as a guide to creating unique multiplayer gaming experiences and creating more socialization opportunities.
2. Video Communications - Companies involved in video communications can use the Bunch app's incorporation of live voice and video chat into gaming as a model for extending their reach and creating new experiences.
3. Social Media - Social media companies can take advantage of the trend towards mobile game socialization and incorporate gaming into their platforms to create a new form of engagement.
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