The top grossing mobile game worldwide for April 2022 was Honor of Kings from Tencent with $274.5 million in player spending, which represented 6.2 percent growth from April 2021. About 96.4 percent of Honor of Kings’ revenue was from China, followed by 1.4 percent from Thailand and 1.4 percent from Taiwan. The full ranking of the top grossing mobile games for April 2022 is above. Game revenue estimates are from Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform.
PUBG Mobile from Tencent was the second highest earning mobile game worldwide for April 2022 with approximately $218 million in gross revenue. About 61.7 percent of PUBG Mobile’s revenue was from China, where it has been localized as Game For Peace, followed by 8.8 percent from the United States. The next top grossing game was Genshin Impact from miHoYo, followed by Candy Crush Saga from King and Roblox from Roblox Corporation.
The global mobile games market generated an estimated $7 billion from player spending across the App Store and Google Play in April 2022, marking a decrease of 4.6 percent year-over-year. The No. 1 market for global revenue in April 2022 was the U.S., which generated $1.9 billion, or 27.7 percent of total player spending worldwide. China, where Google Play is not available, ranked No. 2 for revenue at 20.4 percent, followed by Japan at approximately 18 percent.
Want to see how these rankings compare to the previous month? Check out the Top Grossing Mobile Games Worldwide for March 2022 here.
Store Intelligence users can see app revenue and app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our revenue estimates are from the App Store and Google Play worldwide between April 1, 2021 and April 30, 2022 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.