Chinese mobile game developers earn over $2.3 billion in April – Pandaily

According to a report published by Sensor Tower store intelligence platform On Thursday, April 2022, a total of 38 Chinese mobile game developers were included in the revenue list of the top 100 global mobile game publishers. In total, these mobile game companies earned more than $2.22 billion, or nearly 40.2% of the total revenue of the top 100 global developers.

It should be noted that this data only counts publisher revenue and does not include third-party Android channels in China.

In terms of revenue ranking of Chinese mobile game publishers, the top 10 are Tencent Games, NetEase Games, miHoYo, FunPlus, 37Games, Lingxi Games, Lilith Games, Leiting Games, Bole Games and IM30.

Tencent“Return to Empire – Age of Empires Mobile” was launched on March 29 and ranked 9th on iOS’s list of top-selling mobile games in China in April. Additionally, Peacekeeper Elite also performed well. TencentMobile games revenue increased 4% month-over-month in April 2022.

According to the report, on April 28, after NetEase ushered in an update to its “Plant Crisis,” the title game The Day After Tomorrow has hit a one-day stream peak since its release. NetEasemeanwhile, saw its revenue increase 15% month-on-month in April as its game title Fantasy Westward Journey impressed gamers.

With the launch of the Japanese version of Romance of the Three Kingdoms in early April and the outstanding performance of Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Strategy Edition in the global market, Lingxi Games saw its revenue increase by 11% month on month. on the other in this same period, jumping one place to 6th place on the list.

Revenue for IM30’s three mobile games, including Last Shelter: Survival, Rise of Empires and Last Empire, all recorded higher numbers, boosting the publisher’s revenue by 12% year over year and moving him up five places in the Top 10.

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Regarding mobile game revenue ranking in China App Store, the Top 10 are Honor of Kings, Game for Peace, Fantasy Westward Journey, Genshin Impact, Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Strategy Edition, League of Legends , CrossFire, One Mind Happy, Return to Empire – Age of Empires Mobile and Wendao.

Casey J. Nelson