Latest report by Sensor Tower reveals that PUBG Mobile was the second highest-grossing mobile game in December 2020.
PUBG, developed by Tencent, generated more than $177 million in revenue, which is a 7.5 percent increase from Dec. 2019.
The reports further reveal that the majority of the revenue came from the game’s Chinese version, called Peacekeeper Elite (also known as Game for Peace) with 56 percent of the total money made from the Asian country.
In terms of revenue, generation United States placed secind with about 9.6 percent coming from the country.
Sensor Tower Intelligence only tracks data from the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store and doesn’t include revenue from third-party stores.
The highest-grossing mobile game last month was Honor of Kings. The mobile MOBA game, which is only available in a few regions like China and Taiwan made $258 million. This represents a 58 percent growth from December 2019.
Other games in the top five include MiHoYo’s Genshin Impact, Niantic’s Pokemon Go, and Roblox. Garena’s Free Fire, which recently announced a collaboration with football iconi Cristiano Ronaldo, made it to 9th place in the top revenue charts as well.