PUBG Mobile is becoming the rank of the highest mobile game worldwide in terms of revenue for May 2020. A report has stated that the PUBG Mobile earned its creators over $226 million (approximately Rs. 1.7 thousand crores) in user spending. This amount making it a very best-grossing game within the world for the month of May, this year.
The bulk of this revenue was from China, as per the report. This revenue has been calculated from the App Store and Google Play store globally between May 31.
It might not be an enormous surprise as lockdowns across the world have forced people to remain indoors and invest their time in games and other activities. In India, too, games like Ludo King saw tremendous growth and a lift to revenues for an equivalent reason.
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In a report published by a mobile app store like marketing intelligence company Sensor Tower. PUBG Mobile grossed over $226 million in May, which is 41 percent growth as compared to last year’s May 2019.
The report also says that within the $226 million – 53 percent came from China. Moreover, the revenue generated from the US is 10.2 percent and 5.5 percent from Saudi Arabia. The liberal to play the sport also brings during a wide variety of in-app purchases.
PUBG Mobile was followed by Honor of Kings in second place, which a Tencent product also. The respect of Kings reportedly made $204.5 million, which is around Rs 1.5 thousand crores in May 2020 – a 42 percent increase from May 2019.
Besides all, around 95 percent of revenue came from China, considering the sport is predominantly done for the Chinese market. Also, a worldwide version was released back in 2017 called Arena of Valor.
PUBG Mobile was followed by Honor of Kings, which is additionally published by Tencent. The honor of Kings made $204.5 million (roughly Rs. 1.5 thousand crores) in May 2020 which was a 42 percent growth from May last year. Around 95 percent of this revenue was from China because the game is predominantly for the Chinese market.
However, a worldwide version of the sport was released in 2017 called Arena of Valor.
PUBG Mobile was already a well-liked game for its Battle Royale mode since its launch in 2018. This year, thanks to the continued coronavirus pandemic that has forced people to remain home, the recognition of the PUBG Mobile has increased even further.
It also gets constant updates to stay players entertained and engaged. PUBG Mobile is out there for free of charge on the App Store and therefore the Google Play store.