PUBG Mobile has become an absolute favorite battle royale game in markets like South Asia, SEA, MEA, and China. It was also the highest-earning mobile game of 2020.
According to a recent report published by the data analyst site Sensor Tower, as of the first half of 2021, mobile gamers spent $44.7 billion, an increase of 17.9 percent from the previous year. Apple’s App Store in-game purchases reached $26 billion, up 13.5 percent yearly, while Google Play saw a 24.7 percent increase year-over-year to $18.7 billion.
PUBG Mobile becomes second highest-earning mobile game of H1, 2021
Sensor Tower noted that in the first half of 2021, PUBG Mobile was the world’s second-highest earning mobile game. The Tencent offering earned close to $1.5 billion in revenues and crossed the $5 billion revenue mark in March 2021 (three years after its inception).