PUBG Mobile crosses USD 5 billion lifetime revenue, 1 billion downloads- After completing 1 billion downloads, PUBG Mobile has also crossed USD 5 billion lifetime revenue. As per Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data, the popular gaming platform has managed to earn USD 2.7 billion last year.
As per Sensor Tower stats, PUBG Mobile minted USD 2.8 billion in China alone. The United States emerged as the second biggest market for the gaming giant, it raked 12.7 per cent of its revenue from the states and 4.8 per cent from Japan.
“Combined with player spending from the Chinese localization of the title, Game For Peace, the game accumulated an average of approximately $704 million in player spending per quarter between Q1 and Q3 2020. In Q4, the title still generated an impressive $555 million, but Q1 2021 looks to be its most lucrative quarter yet, with player spending already hitting $709 million. Overall in 2020, PUBG Mobile generated an average of $7.4 million in spending per day,” Sensor Tower said in a blog post.
The achievement comes even as PUBG Mobile has been banned in India due to security reasons.
Launched in 2018, PUBG Mobile is one of the popular games in the world.
The announcement comes after Tencent reported a 29 per cent revenue growth in the fourth quarter, driven by paid users. Meanwhile, the company has also announced a partnership with Godzilla vs Kong.
Earlier on Thursday, the gaming platform PUBG Mobile banned some of its players by mistake. The players were impacted by incorrect bans caused by a file validation error after a client update. It later informed that all the bans were removed, the error which caused the ban were identified and resolved.