Call of Duty: Mobile Earns Highest Microtransaction Revenue Ever, Crosses $1.5 Billion Mark
Call of Duty: Mobile has surpassed the $1.5 billion (about Rs 11,265 crore) mark in lifetime microtransactions, according to the latest data from Sensor Tower. The game has reached this revenue milestone in lifetime spending on Android and iOS. Call of Duty: Mobile was developed by Tencent’s Timi Studios, along with Activision, and launched in 2019. According to Sensor Tower, the United States ranks as the top country to spend the most money on Call of Duty: Mobile with over $647 million. (about Rs. 4,855 crore) in revenue.
According to Sensor Tower’s report, Call of Duty: Mobile surpassed $1.5 billion in lifetime microtransaction revenue across Android and iOS platforms. The mobile shooter from Activision and Timi Studios is ranked 14th globally in revenue generation and third in the mobile shooter genre, behind PUBG: Mobile and Garena Free Fire.
Since the launch of Call of Duty: Mobile in 2019, the mobile shooter genre as a whole has reportedly grown, with player spending increasing 50% year-over-year (YoY) in 2020 to 5, $7 billion (about Rs. 42,793 crore). The game saw a further 10.5% year-on-year growth in 2021 to reach $6.3 billion (roughly Rs. 47,309 crore)
Sensor Tower mentions that 2021 is considered the best yearly performance for Call of Duty: Mobile, with player spending up 45% year-over-year. Sales of Activision’s mobile shooter spiked when the game finally launched in China in 2020. Call of Duty: Mobile earned $104.5 million (about Rs 784 crore) in revenue. in Chinese app stores in 2021.
As mentioned earlier, the United States ranks among the top spenders for global revenue with Call of Duty: Mobile generating over $647 million, or around 43% of total player spending. The United States is followed by Japan and China as the game’s top spenders.
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