The top grossing mobile game worldwide for March 2022 was Honor of Kings from Tencent with approximately $272.4 million in player spending, which represented 5.8 percent growth from March 2021. About 96.6 percent of Honor of Kings’ revenue was from China, followed by 1.3 percent from Taiwan and approximately 1 percent from Thailand. The full ranking of the top grossing mobile games for March 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 March 2022 with $199.8 million in gross revenue. About 56.4 percent of PUBG Mobile’s revenue was from China, where it has been localized as Game For Peace, followed by 9.5 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 March 2022, marking a decrease of 6.3 percent year-over-year. The No. 1 market for global revenue in March 2022 was the U.S., which generated $1.9 billion, or 27.4 percent of total player spending worldwide. China, where Google Play is not available, ranked No. 2 for revenue at 19.2 percent, followed by Japan at approximately 19 percent.
Want to see how these rankings compare to the previous month? Check out the Top Grossing Mobile Games Worldwide for February 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 March 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022 and represent gross user spending. These rankings do not include app revenue from third-party Android stores.