After a considerable time, PUBG Mobile failed to maintain its top position in terms of total revenue generation in a month as it was surpassed by another game, Honor of Kings, which appears to be another Tencent creation.
Although the battle royale game has the upper hand in terms of popularity, reigning at the top of the revenue charts, be it in monthly or total lifetime revenue generation, Honor of Kings has been able to reclaim the top spot thanks to the frequent additions of in-game items. The success of this game is really commendable as it hit the $10 billion sales mark a few months ago.
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PUBG Mobile slips to second place in revenue chart (February 2022)
According to Sensor Tower’s report, Honor of Kings generated $225 million in player spend as of February 2022. However, it is important to note that the overall earnings are still lower compared to PUBG Mobile’s previous earnings. According to the report, a large portion of revenue comes from China, followed by Taiwan and Thailand.
In second place is PUBG Mobile, which managed to gross $205.2 million. Once again, the highest revenue comes from China, where the game is known as Game for Peace. About 7.7% of the revenue came from the United States. Although PUBG Mobile has seen steady growth on the App Store, it has drastically declined on the Google Play Store.
The 10 highest grossing games for February 2022
- honor of kings
- PUBG mobile
- Genshin Impact
- candy Crush Saga
- coin master
- Pokemon Go
- pedigree W
- free fire
- DBZ Dokkan battle
Genshin Impact, a role-playing game by MiHoYo, has been growing exponentially over the past few months as the developers add various in-game items such as character banners, new weapons, and more. Candy Crush Saga improved its performance and reached fourth place last month.
As for the global market, total player spend fell to $6.6 billion, down 7.6 percent year-on-year. The first position in the revenue market was occupied by the United States, which generated $1.9 billion, or 28.6 percent of total player spending worldwide.
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