Tencent’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is the world’s most popular mobile game for active users every month and has generated impressive revenue on the Apple App Store and Google Play this year. According to data presented by SafeBettingSites.com, PUBG mobile was ranked as the highest grossing mobile game in 2021, with almost 1.2 billion revenue in September. Almost 30% more revenue than the other two highest grossing titles.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was first released for Windows in December 2017, while the The mobile version was created in March 2018.. SensorTower data shows that the popular mobile game has generated $ 172 million in revenue only that year. Revenues skyrocketed in 2019, with PUBG mobile players who spent 1.5 billion dollars on Google Play and App Store, a staggering 772% increase in one year.
Statistics show that Last year, the popular mobile game generated 2.6 billion in revenue worldwide, a whopping 70% YoY increase and is ranked as the world’s highest grossing gaming app. Almost 60% of that spending came from China. They are followed by the United States and Saudi Arabia with a turnover quota of 10% and 5%, respectively. Tencent’s multiplayer battle royale game was also the most downloaded mobile title in 2020, with a total of 223.3 million downloads.
The impressive growth is continued in 2021, having generated PUBG mobile almost 30% higher revenue than Genshin Impact and Honor of Kings, the other two most successful mobile games in the world. According to data from App Magic, the Shanghai-based gaming company miHoYo Limited generated almost $ 923 million in revenue in the first nine months of this year, 9.3 million more than third-place Honor of Kings. Pokémon GO and Roblox complete the ranking of the top five, with 691.4 million and 665.4 million in revenue, respectively.
Total player spending on PUBG Mobile since its launch has exceeded $ 6.3 billion. PUBG mobile gamers spending has seen steady growth in recent years, with March 2020 and June 2021 as peak months. Within the game, players can purchase a real money in-game currency to spend boxes containing random customizations weapons and character upgrades.
In March of this year, the popular game title reached a new record: more than $ 5 billion in total spending by the players. Statistics show that this number increased significantly during the second and third quarter of the year, with players spending an additional $ 1.27 billion on the game and having raised its total revenue to more than 6.3 billion Dollars.
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