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Can Britney Spears succeed in mobile games where Katy Perry failed?

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Michael Wadsworth
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Britney Spears is following Katy Perry into the mobile games world Photograph: Denise Truscello/Associated Press

In 2015, global music sales were $15bn £10.3bn .

Perry s game was a high-profile flop, with Glu saying publicly that the lack of actual music made it less appealing to fans.

From the lyrics that match your chosen genres for songs when recording my trap-metal single Becky With the Good Hair my character was belting out lines like Cloven hooves trod the land to preposterous EDM DJ Skwirl-X remixing my Brexit Music For a Film track with a synth solo of his own in the middle , there are genuinely laugh-out-loud snippets.

There s the odd jarring moment too.

At one point, my male character is given a choice of either slapping or kissing my female rival mid-argument, with no alternative options.

The fact that you can name your character s songs – which are then shared with the world – could give Glu some moderation headaches too.

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