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beg your patience, guys!Survey on your iOS game purchase behavior.Poll inside

View Poll Results: Your iOS game purchase habit?
I use 3G network to download games a lot! 7 25.00%
sometimes i use this method, but i like to use computer and sync it more. 5 17.86%
seldom use this feature. 8 28.57%
never. computer sync is my only choice, and i like big games. 8 28.57%
Voters: 28. You may not vote on this poll
01-06-2011, 10:04 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: HongKong
Posts: 345
beg your patience, guys!Survey on your iOS game purchase behavior.Poll inside

as we all know, games under 20M could be directly downloaded on your phone through 3G wireless network, while those bigger than 20m can not.
Then, it comes up with a question that how often do you search and browse game on your iphone and buy it? do you prefer this way or like to use your PC/MAC do this job and sync the game from itunes?

comments and additional remarks are welcomed.
thx~
01-06-2011, 10:05 PM
#2
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: alea iacta est
Posts: 1,368
Quote:
Originally Posted by TapMad_D View Post
as we all know, games under 20M could be directly downloaded on your phone through 3G wireless network, while those bigger than 20m can not.
Then, it comes up with a question that how often do you search and browse game on your iphone and buy it? do you prefer this way or like to use your PC/MAC do this job and sync the game from itunes?

comments and additional remarks are welcomed.
thx~
Most people search on their devices.

Having your game under 20 MB adds a ton of users.

01-06-2011, 10:08 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2010
Location: HongKong
Posts: 345
Quote:
Originally Posted by K?! View Post
Most people search on their devices.

Having your game under 20 MB adds a ton of users.
cool,man, you are really fast... i even have not finished the poll``
thx~~
01-06-2011, 10:10 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: alea iacta est
Posts: 1,368
You need to add an option for downloading over Wifi to your poll. Most users hate syncing with iTunes but won't be restricted to 20 MB, either.
01-06-2011, 10:12 PM
#5
I never use iTunes. But I always use wifi, so the size limit doesn't matter.

My computer was down when I first got my iPad, so I downloaded games directly to it for a few weeks, and I hate how long it takes to sync, so I just never did. I have quite a few folders full of games now, which would take forever to transfer.

But if I were making a game, I wouldn't try getting under 20mb if that meant sacrificing quality or features.
01-07-2011, 12:12 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 539
I use my iPod instead of my computer. It's just a lot easier for me, as it's usually faster/easier to use my iPod rather than booting up the comp.

I also agree there should be a wifi option in the poll.

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01-07-2011, 12:48 AM
#7
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 63
Yep this poll needs a Wi-Fi option, best speeds and no size limits, it's Wi-Fi for me everytime when I can't be bothered to sync, and that's most times.

Last edited by Kane2007uk; 01-07-2011 at 12:50 AM.
01-07-2011, 12:51 AM
#8
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Missouri
Posts: 173
Well as long as a game interests me enough I can wait till I have wifi access, I don't really like when developers don't add content or improve quality just to stay under 20mb.

I think the best way to manage file size of an app would be to make the full game however big it needs to be and have a free version that is under 20mb, if possible.

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01-07-2011, 01:18 AM
#9
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 1,392
I use wifi too.
01-07-2011, 01:29 AM
#10
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: omaha, ne
Posts: 1,442
Wifi as well on my iPod and iPad. Despise iTunes and syncing, will regularly transfer new downloads from devices to iTunes for backup.