How much does it cost to build a game app for the sports sector?

Standard price for a game app for the sports sector: $35,000

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What is a game app for the sports sector?

Game apps for the sports sector are software applications that are designed to be fun and entertaining. A game app for the sports sector should provide a way for users to interact with one another, play games against each other, or test their skills in a variety of ways. Some finance-sector game apps may be educational by nature, but most are created purely for entertainment purposes.

Game apps for the sports sector are similar to other gaming apps, such as casino gaming apps, fantasy gaming apps, and skill games. For example, FanDuel Fantasy Sports is a popular game app for sports while DraftKings is a popular game app for fantasy sports.

Here are some recent game app for the sports sector examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • A sports betting web app with a Stripe integration and push technology with a flexible front end that can be white labeled and variable banner art and color schemes.

What is the typical cost to build a game app for the sports sector?

A game app for the sports sector usually costs $35,000 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $30,000 or as high as $40,000. A game app for the sports sector with a low number of features (also known as a "minimum viable product", or MVP) will be more affordable than an app that includes all intended functionality.

For example, here are some recent price quotes for a game app for the sports sector from Crowdbotics:

  • $30,199

How long does it take to build a game app for the sports sector?

A game app for the sports sector usually takes 403 hours to build. However, a game app for the sports sector can be built in as few as 400 hours, or in as many as 533 hours. The exact timeline mostly depends on how complicated your app is. As a general rule, it will take longer if you require highly custom designs, niche features, or non-standard release platforms.

For example, Crowdbotics produced the following recent hourly estimates for a game app for the sports sector:

  • 403

How to successfully grow your game app for the sports sector

A game app can grow its user base by creating a game that appeals to a large number of people. This strategy can be difficult because it requires the development team to understand the needs of their target audience before they even start building the app. For sports apps, appealing to an audience includes providing useful information about the sport covered by the app. The game also needs to be easy to play, which might mean having features like intuitive UI, strong visual design, and realistic graphics.

Risks and challenges of building a game app for the sports sector

Sports game apps face risks related to the use of personal or player information, the handling of sensitive or proprietary player data, and the use of third-party APIs for integrating digital content into the app. Sports game apps should take care to protect user data and user privacy, and most importantly do not store any personally identifiable information such as names, email addresses, or phone numbers.

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