PUBG: Mobile became the top-grossing mobile game of December 2021

According to research for December 2021, PUBG: Mobile is the leader in revenue.
PUBG: Mobile December revenues
PUBG: Mobile is the revenue leader in December.

The top-grossing mobile game worldwide for December 2021 was PUBG: Mobile, with player spending of $244 million, growing 36.7 percent compared to December 2020. About 68.3 percent of PUBG: Mobile’s revenue came from China, localized as Game For Peace. The USA followed this with 6.8 percent and Turkey with 5.5 percent.

December revenues
Top mobile games by worldwide revenue for december 2021 (SensorTower)

Genshin Impact, developed by MiHoYo, was the second-highest-paid mobile game worldwide in December 2021, with gross revenue of $134.3 million.

About 28 percent of Genshin Impact’s revenue came from China, followed by 23.4 percent from the United States. The next top-grossing game was Roblox, followed by Coin Master, developed by Moon Active and Honor of Kings, another Tencent game.

The global mobile games market generated an estimated $7.4 billion in revenue from player spending on the App Store and Google Play in December 2021, marking a year-over-year decline of close to 2 percent.

The #1 market for global revenue in December 2021 was the United States, with $2.2 billion, accounting for 29.6 percent of total player spending worldwide. Japan was number 2 in revenue with 20.3 percent, followed by China, which does not have Google Play, with 15.7 percent.

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