Honor of Kings top-grossing mobile game last month

Sensor Tower has revealed a list of the world’s top-grossing mobile games for May 2022, and Tencent’s Honor of Kings is on top, followed by PUBG mobile and Candy Crush Saga.

Here’s a look, courtesy of Sensor Tower:

The world’s highest-grossing mobile game in May 2022 was Tencent’s Honor of Kings with approximately $268 million in player spending, representing a growth of 1.7% from May 2021. Approximately 95% of revenue from Honor of Kings came from China, followed by 1.7%. percent from Taiwan and 1.7 percent from Thailand. The full ranking of the top-grossing mobile games for May 2022 is above. Game revenue estimates come from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.

Tencent’s PUBG Mobile was the world’s second highest earning mobile game in May 2022 with $206.3 million in gross revenue. Around 67% of PUBG Mobile’s revenue came from China, where it was localized as Game For Peace, followed by 6.4% from Turkey. The next highest-grossing game was King’s Candy Crush Saga, followed by miHoYo’s Genshin Impact and Moon Active’s Coin Master.

The global mobile games market generated approximately $6.8 billion from gamer spending on the App Store and Google Play in May 2022, representing an 8% year-over-year decline. The #1 market for global revenue in May 2022 was the United States, which generated $1.9 billion, or 28% of total player spending worldwide. China, where Google Play is not available, ranked No. 2 for revenue at 20.4%, followed by Japan at around 17.8%.

Genshin Impact had its second-lowest month on record for player spending on the App Store and Google Play in May 2022, generating $99.7 million, down 20.6% year-on-year. ‘other. The decline was due to no major news updates or event wishes for most of the month, likely impacted by COVID-19 lockdowns in Shanghai, where miHoYo’s headquarters are located. An update to version 2.7 on May 31 – Hidden Dreams of the Depths – saw player spending rise again, however, with the title still ranking as the #5 revenue-generating mobile title worldwide for the game. month.

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