- PUBG Mobile reports $ 3 billion in lifetime revenue
- The game was launched in March of 2017
- The game has generated $ 1.3 billion in 2020 already
PUBG Mobile the most popular royale title developed by Krafton Inc. has witnessed a colossal rise in global revenues in the first half of 2020 as the company reports to have hit $ 3 billion (around 22,457 crore) in lifetime revenues.
PUBG Mobile along with the Chinese variant called Game For Peace has reported having earned a total of $ 1.3 billion (around Rs. 9,731 crore) in 2020 alone.
As people stay indoors due to the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus by almost all of the countries around the globe, the revenues have hit a record high with the game earning $ 270 million (around Rs. 2.021 crore) in March 2020 alone.
As per Store Intelligence estimates by Sensor Tower of San Francisco, PUBG Mobile dominates the Multi Player (MP) Battle Royale genre of games with revenues almost 4 times more than another popular title names Garena Free Fire.
In 2020, Garena offering collected more than $ 200 million (around Rs. 2.245 crore), Knives Out from NetEase earned more than $ 260 million (around Rs. 1,946 crore) in revenues PUBG earned $ 270 million in the month of March alone.
Activision’s Call of Duty: Mobile earned $ 220 million (around Rs. 1,546 crore) in 2020.
PUBG Mobile has more than 734 million or 73.4 crore downloads and witnessed the greatest number of downloads in India which stands at 175 million or 17.5 crore installs. This amounts to 24% of the global numbers of PUBG Mobile.
China ranks second with 16.7% and the US ranks 3rd with 6.4% of the total downloads.
The majority of the revenue was, however, generated by China’s Game For Peace which amassed almost $ 1.6 billion (around Rs. 11,975 crore) as lifetime revenue on China’s App Store. This accounts for 52% of the game’s global collections.
The US comes 2nd with almost 14% and Japan ranks 3rd with 5.6%.
The App Store has witnessed the biggest share of the revenue collections as 79% of players spend on the platform. Google Play Store accounts for the most number of downloads with 65% of all the installs.
The PUBG Mobile by Krafton Inc. keeps adding cool and quirky updates and map items to keep things fresh for the players. Earlier this week, a trailer for the upcoming 14th season was leaked which suggested new skins and vehicles along with the possible title, “Spark the Fame”. The ongoing season is expected to come to an end on July 12th and the new one could be launched shortly after.