The highest grossing mobile games in the world in May 2021
The world’s highest grossing mobile game in May 2021 was Honor of kings of Tencent with $ 264.5 million in spending on gamers, representing a 13% growth from May 2020. About 95% of Honor of Kings revenue came from China, followed by around 2% from Taiwan and 1.7% from Thailand. The full ranking of the highest grossing mobile games for May 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 in May 2021 with nearly $ 258 million in gross revenue, representing 5.2% year-over-year growth from May 2020. Around 56.6% of PUBG Mobile’s revenue came from China and its localized version. of the title, Game for Peace, followed by about 11 percent of the United States. The next highest-grossing game was Genshin Impact of miHoYo, followed by Roblox of Roblox Company and M line of NCSoft.
Mobile shooter Garena Free Fire of Garena had its best month for player spending in May, generating around $ 107 million, an increase of 29.4% from April and 19.4% from its previous best month in March. It comes after a successful Q1, when the title spoofed PUBG Mobile as Top income-generating shooter in the USA
Want to see how the ranking compared to the previous month? Check The highest grossing mobile games in the world for April 2021 here.
Store Intelligence users can view 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 May 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.
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