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LINE From Messaging App to Mobile Gaming
« on: October 27, 2014, 10:46:17 AM »
Recently, LINE announced plans to diversify its mobile game offerings via a series of strategic partnerships with talented game developers in Japan. Given LINE’s large casual gamer base, we believe it will need more time and have to exert more effort to attract premium mobile gamers who typically generate high ARPU, strong loyalty, and longer paying cycles. LINE needs to find the optimal mix of game offerings for both premium and casual gamers to avoid over-monetisation risks

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