This effort also extends to mobile devices. As you know, Mozilla also build the Firefox OS which powers a number of entry-level phones. At the moment, this is mainly popular in emerging markets, but this is where the growth is. The nice thing about web games is that they are easy to update and deploy, although the developer still incurs some hosting cost. In return, they are in full control and it’s much easier to promote a web game than a native game.
Yet, this is great progress and opens a whole new world to developers who previously only served native platforms. For users, it’s an additional convenience and one more option to choose from.