Now a days the number of sports lovers are increasing throughout the world. We can understand this from the total number of spectators crowding at the various sports events cheering aloud for their favourite team and players. It’s a known fact that all fans and sports lovers cannot visit stadium to see the match and players directly. As we all know, the best alternative to this is TV. But nowadays people are increasingly watching matches on mobile apps. With the apps, they are able to see live streaming videos and updates regarding the matches.
Let’s look at some statistics. According to a statistics, there is 75% to 80% growth of sports apps every year in US cities. So there is an increased demand for iPhone and android game development companies in Miami, San Francisco, North Carolina and other major areas of the country.
If you are planning to develop a mobile application for football freaks, crazy cricket followers, it is better to understand the innovative benefits of sports app market today.
Live Streaming Videos
Many sports lovers and followers download and install sports apps mainly to see live streaming videos. It is not possible to hook to television, especially when you are away from the home, or when you are traveling. So using the app, you can watch live streaming and get updated score.
Stay Connected With Favorite Team and Players
Ardent fans always want to support their team whether they are on the field or off the field. So they want to stay connected with the matches. Sports help do exactly the same.
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Sports Apps Provides Access to Customized Content
Many people like to get information about the games like what is happening in the ground. Sports apps provide this convenience. Followers can get to know information before match starts.
Important Factors to Consider Before Developing a Sports App
If you’re expecting to develop a sports app, here are some points to consider before developing your app.
Consider the Most Popular Sports of the country
When you are decided to create sports app, you have to focus on the most popular sport played and followed in a particular country (if you’re not sure about choosing the category). For Instance baseball and basketball in USA, soccer in Europe and South America and cricket app is more popular in the Indian subcontinental regions like India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. They are your potential audience and customers who download your app.
Study Other Apps that are Already Available in the App store
After selecting the sports for which you want to create the app, it is time to check sports apps (competitors) who have already made a buzz in the market. It is good to check app reviews and the number of downloads.
Getting Acquainted With Specific Customer Needs
When creating any sports app, you have to note down what competitors are lacking. You can get this information by going through reviews sections of other apps.
Types of Sports Apps (Business Model)
There are mainly two types of sports apps based on the business model:
Dedicated apps are specially built for any team or club. These apps are created to promote teams and increase more fans.
Aggregate Apps provide information about various teams, upcoming tournaments and matches, stadiums, tickets and many other things.
Important Features for Any Sports Mobile Apps
Mobile app should provide the latest news to sports followers in real time with minimum number of words. Sports news should be presented in an attractive way and that should be readable in minutes. You can also add relevant push notifications that should be based on user behavior.
Choice of Language
You can make your app supportive to different languages based on the country. For India, it should be English. If users are allowed to get information in their mother tongue, then the chance of downloading will be more.
The app should be hassle-free to access the content. It should not get hanged when watching live match.
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