Sensor Tower announced its Call of Duty: Mobile revenues. According to the published report, Call of Duty: Mobile was ranked as the 14th highest-grossing mobile game worldwide in 2021 on the App Store and Google Play.
Activision‘s Call of Duty: Mobile’s lifetime revenues exceeded $1.5 billion in collaboration with Tencent’s TiMi Studios. Revenue through 2021 was recorded as the best performance ever, with a 45% increase in player spending. Revenues have risen significantly since the game’s release in China in 2020.
State of Mobile Shooter Games
Call of Duty: Mobile was the 14th highest-grossing mobile game in 2021. Games such as PUBG Mobile and Garena Free Fire are at the top of the revenue list. Among the companies, Tencent is the company with the highest mobile gaming revenue.
According to Sensor Tower Game Intelligence, revenue for shooter games increased significantly in 2020 and 2021. These revenues increased by 50% year-over-year to $5.7 billion in 2020. In 2021, revenues increased another 10.5% to $6.3 billion.
About 43% of Call of Duty: Mobile player spending comes from the US. Japan is in second place, and China is in third place. About 29 months after its release, Call of Duty: Mobile has become one of the highest-paid mobile shooters in the world. According to Sensor Tower, this success of Call of Duty: Mobile sets an example for games like Apex Legend and Battlefield. We may encounter mobile versions of these great games in the near future.