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Honor of Kings becomes the highest earning mobile game of May 2022

Honor of Kings has emerged as the highest earning mobile game of May 2022. It has generated an approximate revenue collection of USD 268 million, showing a 1.7 percent year-on-year growth.

China has the highest contribution of 95 percent in total revenue generation of Honor of Kings. The second and third highest revenue contribution is a tie between Taiwan and Thailand with a 1.7 percent contribution. 

Top Five Highest Earning Mobile Game of May 2022

According to a report by Sensor Tower, Honor of Kings tops the list with a whopping USD 268 million revenue generation, showing a 1.7 percent growth with respect to May 2021.

PUBG Mobile comes second on the list with USD 206.3 million in revenue generation in May 2022. Furthermore, China contributes around 67 percent of the total revenue generation of the game. Turkey comes second with the highest revenue contribution, with 6.4 percent of the total contribution. The third on the list is Candy Crush by Saga, the fourth is Genshin Impact by miHiYo, and the fifth is Coin Master by Moon Active.

The mobile games market, in general, generated total revenue of USD 6.8 billion on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store combined in May 2022. Although the number is enormous, it shows a decrease of 6 percent as compared to May 2021.

The biggest contributing country in the mobile games market was the USA, with a total of 28 percent. Although Google Play Store is not available in China, it contributed 20.4 percent of the total revenue generated in the mobile games market, followed by Japan at 17.8 percent. 

It’s important to note that Sensor Tower only considers revenue from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Revenue generation from any of the third-party app stores is not included while making the report. Furthermore, as the Google Play Store is unavailable in China, customers make purchases through third-party app shops. China is one of the most critical contributors to mobile gaming revenue collection on a global scale. As a result, actual revenue and the highest earning mobile game of May 2022 might differ.

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