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STORE INTELLIGENCE · CRAIG CHAPPLE · AUGUST 2022

Top Grossing Mobile Games Worldwide for July 2022

See the top grossing mobile games worldwide for July 2022 according to Sensor Tower data.

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The top grossing mobile game worldwide for July 2022 was Honor of Kings from Tencent with $225.8 million in player spending. About 94.6 percent of Honor of Kings’ revenue was from China, followed by 2 percent from Taiwan and 1.6 percent from Thailand. The full ranking of the top grossing mobile games for July 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 July 2022 with $164.3 million in gross revenue. About 69 percent of PUBG Mobile’s revenue was from China, where it has been localized as Game For Peace, followed by 6.4 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 $6.7 billion from player spending across the App Store and Google Play in July 2022, marking a decrease of 10.2 percent year-over-year. The No. 1 market for global revenue in July 2022 was the U.S., which generated $1.9 billion, or 28.4 percent of total player spending worldwide. Japan ranked No. 2 for revenue at 20 percent, followed by China, where Google Play is not available, at 17.8 percent.

Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle from Bandai Namco had its second best month of the year in July, generating approximately $70 million from global player spending, a 3.3 times rise from the month prior. The surge in revenue is due to the title’s seventh year anniversary celebrations and special in-game events. Following its worldwide launch in July 2015, the game typically experiences a rise in revenue at this time each year. Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle’s best month so far in 2022 came in February, when it accumulated $72.3 million, which marked the tite’s seventh anniversary since its release in Japan.

Want to see how these rankings compare to the previous month? Check out the Top Grossing Mobile Games Worldwide for June 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 July 1, 2021 and July 31, 2022 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.


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Craig Chapple

Written by: Craig Chapple, Mobile Insights Strategist, EMEA

Date: August 2022

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