PUBG Mobile, Tencent, and Krafton’s pioneering product that has transformed mobile gaming since its introduction has seen ongoing success in terms of revenue and downloads. The title’s income continues to rise with each passing day.
According to a new Sensor Tower analysis, PUBG Mobile has topped a stunning $7 billion in lifetime player expenditure. The game was published on March 28, 2018, and early this year, just before its third anniversary, it surpassed 1 billion downloads globally. According to the research, the game produced an average of $8.1 million in revenue every day in 2021.
PUBG Mobile has emerged as the second-highest top revenue grossing game of 2021
PUBG Mobile, together with all of its other variants, had amassed a total of 2.6 billion in revenue as of Q3 2021, making it the world’s second-highest revenue-grossing game. Honor of Kings, another famous Tencent game, is at the top of the income generation ranking for 2021, with Genshin Impact by miHoYo coming in third.
Honor of Kings has become one of the highest-earning mobile games. Since its inception, the game has produced over ten billion dollars.
Honor of Kings is a MOBA game created by TiMi Studio and distributed by Tencent in China on November 26, 2015, for iOS and Android devices. So far, the title has exceeded $2 billion in 2021.
Revenue distribution for PUBG Mobile 2021 by quarter
PUBG Mobile has maintained a consistent quarterly sales average of moreover $750 million over the last three quarters. The third quarter of 2021 was the most profitable for PUBG Mobile, with total revenue of $771 million, while the second quarter was the least profitable, with total revenue of $729 million.
Game For Peace, a main source of revenue for PUBG Mobile
The Chinese version of PUBG Mobile, called the Game For Peace, has emerged as the market leader in terms of income. Since the game’s introduction, GFP has generated $4 billion in income, which is roughly equal to 57 percent of all player spending globally. The United States is second in terms of player expenditure, accounting for 11.8 percent, while Japan accounts for 4.2 percent.
PUBG New State and Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI)
Battlegrounds Mobile India, the Indian version of PUBG Mobile, and PUBG: Fresh State, a new and futuristic continuation of the PUBG series, have both been huge successes.
In barely four months since its launch, BGMI has amassed a total of $7 million (52 crores INR Approx). PUBG: New State, on the other hand, has amassed a total of $2.6 million in just 7 days since its global debut. This statistic is extremely impressive given that New State has yet to be published in China, which has proven to be a big market for the PUBG Mobile series.