Tag: PUBG Mobile

How Garena’s Free Fire competes with Fortnite and PUBG Mobile

Mobile apps are a difficult business to succeed in. The competition in mobile gaming is even tougher. Where can you grow your game? Where can you even just be competitive? If you look toward emerging markets and nail it, the payoff is huge, as these regions often have massive growth potential. But these markets do […]

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ESL and AT&T partner for new mobile esports league

ESL announced today that it is teaming up with AT&T to create the ESL Mobile Open, a new year-round mobile esports league. ESL is a competitive gaming company that has been creating and organizing gaming competitions since 2000. Esports is expected to be a $1.65 billion business in 2021, according to market researcher Newzoo. The growth […]

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Don’t sleep on Latin America, game publishers

When mobile app developers consider the next markets, Latin America isn’t often top of mind. After all, if you look at top countries by game revenue, Mexico and Brazil come at 12th and 13th, well behind China, the U.S. and Japan — regions that receive the lion’s share of big developers’ focus. But numbers are […]

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Apptopia: Helix Jump led all mobile games in Q4 2018 with 25.6 million daily players

Mobile intelligence providers such as Apptopia almost always make our top charts about rank, downloads, or IAP revenue. Every now and then, I dip my toe into something different, like top apps by user retention percentage. It’s not as sexy as other stats, but I like to believe the hardcore mobile industry junkies enjoyed it. […]

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Sensor Tower November report: Monster Strike and My Talking Tom 2 top the leaderboards

Monster Strike might have been an international miss, but folks in Japan continue playing — and spending — enough that it made more revenue than any other mobile game in the world. That’s according to Sensor Tower, at least. The market research firm released its findings for the games with the most revenue and downloads […]

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Google Play reveals 2018’s best apps and games

Google Play shared the year’s top content across apps, games, movies, TV and books for 2018. Based on results from the Google Play store on Android devices, the top app was Drops: Learn 31 new languages, and the top game was PUBG Mobile. For the first time, Google added a new “Fan Favorite” category, giving users a chance to vote […]

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PUBG Mobile’s Thanksgiving dinner was eating Fortnite’s chicken

PUBG Mobile had its best week ever on iOS last week, according to market analyst Sensor Tower. The battle royale game even managed to surpass Fortnite‘s mobile revenues for two consecutive days (November 21 and November 22). This is the first time PUBG Mobile has done better than Fortnite. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds popularized the battle royale genre […]

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PUBG Mobile hits $100 million slower than Fortnite because of China

PUBG Mobile is no Fortnite, but nothing really is. Still, Tencent’s smartphone adaptation of the popular battle royale has surpassed more than $100 million in revenue, according to app-tracking firm Sensor Tower. That’s a big milestone, and PUBG Mobile was able to reach it in under 200 days. That shows just how popular the last […]

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PUBG Mobile Star Challenge esports event will give out $600,000

Tencent and PUBG Corp. announced details today for a tournament for the mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Star Challenge will be a global event featuring teams of professional gamers, internet personalities, and celebrities. Teams will be competing for a prize pool of $600,000, and the finals will take place in Dubai toward the end of the […]

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