5 Things to Consider While Developing Real Money Games
- Posted by: Mr. Vivek Shah
- Category: Game Development, Mobile App Development
What is a Real Money Gaming App?
Real money gaming app is a type of game that is played through online media and in which the real money is wagered on the outcome of the game. The person playing the game can buy chips to play and bet during the game using real money. If they win, they earn more chips and if they lose the game, chips are deducted from their account. In the end, the user can use the chips or game coins to redeem them for real money.
Just a few days ago I was scrolling through Instagram and I came across a fact that – “In the entertainment industry, the highest revenue is generated by the gaming industry. In fact, it is higher than the movie and music industry together”. This makes the gaming industry the major industry in entertainment.
This year, the global games market is estimated to generate US$152.1 billion from 2.5 billion gamers around the world. By comparison, the global box office industry was worth US$41.7 billion while global music revenues reached US$19.1 billion in 2018. And the rising star in this industry is Real Money Games. They are getting immense popularity day by day.
Top 5 Real Money Game Examples:
Playing real money games is like going to a casino. You have to buy chips with real money to play games and then you can play to earn more chips and at last, you can exchange the chips for real money. But, real money games are not limited to just casinos or card games. All multiplayer games can be converted into real money games now. As the rule is the win-loss rule, if you win, you will win money and if you lose, you will lose money.
Here are the 5 best real money game examples which anyone can play online anytime.
But why are real money games so popular?
1. Earn real money:
More than 50% of people must have heard that gaming is a waste of time and you will earn nothing by playing games. Real money game comes as an end to this thing as now you can earn real money by playing games. You can do your favourite timepass activity. i.e. Gaming, and you can literally earn by doing so. You don’t have to be a professional gamer to do so, you just have to find the game that you think you are skilful in and you earn money by winning. I mean this is heaven to gamers.
If you have real money games installed in your device, you are basically carrying a casino in your pocket.
Playing for money was just a thing in casino’s and only some people were able to go and play in the casino. But now, you have a pocket casino and you can play and earn from wherever and whenever you want to. And real money games are not just about casino games, you can play various multiplayer games and now you can earn real money instead of just earning rank and earning medals in the games. The award in traditional games for winning is level up awards, some skins, etc. But, here the reward is real money. Something that really matters to us.
3. Mobile friendly games:
Many games are designed by keeping in mind that it will run on various devices. Some may be able to support strong graphics and some may not be able to do so and thus games are created by using graphics that most of the devices can support.
Moreover, casino games don’t need much graphics and storage so they are free from this thing. The modern solution to bigger games is that they can release a lite version of the game or they can have an option in the settings that can lower the graphics and frame rate.
These features are the reason behind the increasing popularity of real money games. Moreover, real money games are preferred by developers or companies because of the money system. The company does not need ads to earn money by the game. You will earn as more and more people will play your game. There is a fixed commission that you will get when someone buys some chips and thus the monetary system of real money games attract developers and companies.
So if you are convinced that developing real money games is the right thing, considering the growth of this genre, here are some essential things you have to consider while developing real money games.
5 Things to Consider while Developing Real Money Games:
1. Optimize code:
Optimization ensures the smooth working of the app. As money is a factor here, no one wants the app to chop while they are playing. If this happens, then you are the one responsible for their loss and then you have to pay them the amount.
Moreover, people expect ec=verthing to be done in seconds. A well-optimized app will start in just a few seconds and thus it will make the users happy and satisfied. If one of your queries taking 5 sec to respond & the same query after optimizing it responds in 2 sec, then it really matters when you have a large number of users playing at a time.
You can effectively optimize the user interface by following the steps below:
- Focus on the user interface
- Emphasize on increasing app usability
- Use profiling tools to monitor
- Try and test
- Check the mobile app’s efficiency
2. Select the best payment gateway
Will you save your money in any bank or will you choose a well-known bank and the one that you trust?
Of course, you will choose the one that is well known and trusted by you. The same goes for users who will use the payment gateway selected by you. Money is a sensitive topic and if the user is even 1% unsure, they will not go forward with the payment.
In the market, you will find many options for it but you should select payment gateway which is more common to the normal public so they will easily trust and do the payment. Therefore you should choose the best payment gateway with maximum payment modes. Having most of the payment modes will make it easy for the user to use whichever payment mode they find suitable and safe.
3. Ensure highly scalable servers
Highly scalable servers will help your app in handling a large number of users at a time. This is the most important thing that you should consider as if your server is not scalable then when you hit high traffic, at that time your game is going to crash and this is something you will never want to happen.
If this happens then not only you will lose money, you will also lose users as they will be disappointed by your app. App crashing is the worst thing that can happen when using an app.
If your app is not even able to run properly, then how do you think that people will trust you with money and will buy your gaming chips? This will be really bad for you and will highly impact your business. Therefore, you should ensure highly scalable servers so that you can provide the best service to the users.
4. Easy and quick payout option
It will establish a wrong impression if your coin-cash system is smooth and straightforward, and when it comes to cash withdrawals, the process is as hard as running a 10 miles marathon. The main reason why the users have downloaded your app and are playing games and spending hours using your app are that they want to earn money, and therefore the payment/transaction process should be simple and should not be more than 3 steps. The users will work hard while playing games, but they should not feel the same while they try to have their hands on their hard-earned money. The game experience that the users want is that they should be able to play their favorite games, they should be able to use their skills to earn money, and then they should be able to withdraw their money easily.
5. Backup Retention Policy
Once your game is live this is the most important step to secure your users’ data. You should do daily backups for user data and you should also keep a manual backup using online disk storage or other services of at least a week’s data.
If anything goes wrong and you don’t have the backup, what will happen to the chips of the data? You should have an account of all the chips and user data. Therefore you should ensure that you have a proper backup retention policy.