News from the financial world on August 16 According to Sensor Tower store intelligence data, in July 2022, Tencent’s “Honor of Kings” attracted more than US$225 million in the global App Store and Google Play, ranking first in the global mobile game bestseller list. Revenue from the Chinese iOS market accounted for 94.6%, and revenue from overseas markets accounted for 5.4%.
Tencent’s “PUBG Mobile” (combined “Peace Elite” revenue) ranked second on the list with $164 million in revenue. Among them, 69% of the revenue came from its Chinese iOS market, and the US market accounted for 6.4%.
The other three games in the top five are Mihayou’s Genshin Impact, King’s Candy Crush Saga and Roblox.
In July 2022, global mobile game players paid about US$6.7 billion in the App Store and Google Play, a year-on-year decrease of 10.2%. The U.S. remains the highest-grossing market for mobile gaming in the world, contributing $1.9 billion, or 28.4% of total global revenue. The Japanese market ranked second, accounting for 20%; the Chinese iOS market ranked third, accounting for 17.8%.