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STORE INTELLIGENCE · CRAIG CHAPPLE · DECEMBER 2021

Top Grossing Mobile Games Worldwide for November 2021

See the top grossing mobile games worldwide for November 2021 according to Sensor Tower data.

Top Grossing Mobile Games Worldwide for November 2021

The top grossing mobile game worldwide for November 2021 was PUBG Mobile from Tencent with close to $254 million in player spending, which represented nearly 46 percent growth from November 2020. Approximately 66 percent of PUBG Mobile's revenue was from China, where it has been localized as Game For Peace, followed by 7.3 percent from Turkey and 6.8 percent from the United States. The full ranking of the top grossing mobile games for November 2021 is above. Game revenue estimates are from Sensor Tower's Store Intelligence platform, which features Game Intelligence and Game Taxonomy for unparalleled granularity of insights into their performance.

Genshin Impact from miHoYo was the second highest earning mobile game worldwide for November 2021 with almost $207 million in gross revenue, which represented approximately 47 percent year-over-year growth from November 2020. About 36 percent of Genshin Impact's revenue was from China, followed by 24 percent from Japan. The next top grossing game was Honor of Kings from Tencent, followed by Coin Master from Moon Active and Lineage W from NCSOFT.

The global mobile games market generated an estimated $7.1 billion from player spending across the App Store and Google Play in November 2021, marking an increase of 7 percent year-over-year. The No. 1 market for global revenue in November 2021 was the United States, which generated approximately $2 billion, or nearly 29 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 close to 18 percent.

Coin Master had its best month ever in November, generating approximately approximately $125 million worldwide, a rise of 4 percent year-over-year. The title's best day for revenue last month was on November 26, coinciding with both Black Friday and the Thanksgiving weekend, when it accumulated approximately $7.5 million. During this period, Coin Master offered players the chance for free currency and spins, as well as a special Cyber Season event.

Want to see how these rankings compare to the previous month's? Check out the Top Grossing Mobile Games Worldwide for October 2021 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 November 1, 2020 and November 30, 2021 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: December 2021

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