The world’s highest grossing mobile game in March 2021 was Honor of kings of Tencent with $ 257.5 million in player spend, representing a 63% growth as of March 2020. About 96.3% of Honor of Kings revenue came from China, followed by 1.6% from Thailand and 1.2% from Taiwan. The full ranking of the highest grossing mobile games for March 2021 is above. Game revenue estimates come from Sensor Tower Store intelligence Platform.
PUBG Mobile by Tencent was the second highest grossing mobile game in the world for March 2021 with $ 240.5 million in gross revenue. About 59.7% of PUBG Mobile’s revenue came from China and its localized version of the title, Game for Peace, followed by 9.8% from the United States. The next most profitable application was Genshin impact of miHoYo, followed by Uma Musume Pretty Derby of Cygames and Master of coins of Active moon.
Launched in Japan at the end of February 2021, Uma Musume Pretty Derby quickly became one of the biggest mobile games in the world in terms of player spend. The title generated $ 136.6 million in March alone, showing how lucrative the Japanese mobile market remains. In just one month, Uma Musume Pretty Derby generated nearly the lifetime revenue of another Cygames title, Dragalia lost, developed in partnership with Nintendo, which has racked up $ 154.8 million in player spending as of March 31, 2021.
Lords Mobile of IGG was the fourth revenue-generating game on Google Play in March, generating more than $ 59 million, an increase of about 250% year-over-year. The title has seen a sharp increase in revenue since January, thanks to the integration of a new battle pass system called “Kingdom Labors”. Players can purchase a monthly Gold Pass or use the default Silver Pass, and in exchange for completing weekly tasks, they can get prizes. He follows in the footsteps of PUBG Mobile, Fortnite of Epic games and Clash of clans of Supercell by implementing a successful battle pass.
Want to see how the rankings compare to the previous month? Check The highest grossing mobile games in the world for February 2021 here.
Store Intelligence users can view app revenue and app download estimates for the above apps, in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our revenue estimates are taken from the App Store and Google Play worldwide between March 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.
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