Sensor Tower has listed the highest-grossing games of February 2022. At the top of the list is Honor of Kings from Tencent, with a revenue of 225 million dollars.
China accounts for 95.2% of Honor of Kings’ revenues. Although Google Play is not available in China, this huge market is the primary source of income for many games. For Honor of Kings, 2.5% of the remaining revenues come from Taiwan and 1% from Thailand.
According to the data from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform, the top 10 games are as follows:
- Honor of Kings
- PUBG Mobile
- Genshin Impact
- Candy Crush Saga
- Coin Master
- Pokémon GO
- Lineage W
- Garena Free Fire
- DBZ Dokkan Battle
PUBG Mobile follows Honor of Kings in the list of the most revenue-generating games. PUBG Mobile, also from Tencent, was the second highest-grossing mobile game worldwide in February 2022, with gross revenue of $205.2 million. As in Honor of Kings, the most revenue-generating market for PUBG Mobile is China. 64.2% of the game’s revenues come from China, published under the name Game For Peace, and 7.7% from the USA.
The global gaming market generated approximately $6.6 billion in revenue in February 2022. This revenue was calculated based on App Store and Google Play data. Compared to last year’s same period, global gaming revenues decreased by about 7.6%.
The largest market for February 2022 was the USA, accounting for 28.6% of all revenues. Japan placed second with 18.8% contribution, while China, which does not have Google Play, ranked third with 17% contribution. Although China does not have access to Google Play, it maintains its important place in the market. While Chinese players are looking for alternative ways to access the games available on Google Play, developer and publisher studios continue to customize their games for the Chinese market.