PUBG Mobile became the second highest-grossing mobile game of the first half of 2021. Moreover, it was also the highest-grossing mobile game of 2020.
According to a report by Sensor Tower, players spent $44.7 billion in the first half of 2021. As compared to last year, there was a 17.9% growth this year. Moreover, players spent $26 billion on in Apple’s App Store this year, which increased by 13.5% compared to last year. On the other hand, players spent $18.7 billion on Google Play this year, which increased by 24.7% compared to last year.
According to Sensor Tower, in the first half of 2021, PUBG Mobile was the second highest-earning mobile game of 2021. Moreover, PUBG Mobile earned approximately $1.5 billion in revenues in the first half of 2021. Also, it crossed $5 billion in March 2021 since the release of the game.
In addition, the highest-grossing mobile game of the first half of 2021 is also published by Tencent, and it is named Honor of Kings. This game is viral in China, and it has earned over $1.5 billion, making it the highest-grossing mobile game in the first half of 2021. However, Genshin Impact by the publisher MiHoYo achieved the third rank in the list by generating $848 million.
Top 10 highest-grossing mobile games in the first half in 2021.
Here is the list of the top 10 highest-grossing mobile games in the first half of 2021.
- Honor of Kings
- PUBG Mobile
- Genshin Impact
- Coin Master
- Pokemon Go, Niantic
- Candy Crush Saga
- Free Fire
- Rise of Kingdoms
- Uma Musume
The mobile gaming industry is rising year by year. Moreover, each year, the revenue collected by all mobile games is increasing. Also, the mobile esports scene is on the rise. Each year, tournaments of different mobile games are announced.