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STORE INTELLIGENCE · RANDY NELSON · JANUARY 2019

The Top Mobile Games for December 2018: Monster Strike Stays on Top, Brawl Stars Debuts with a Bang

These were the top mobile games worldwide for December 2018 according to Sensor Tower data.

Monster Strike

Led by revenue heavyweight Monster Strike from Mixi, these were the world's highest earning and most downloaded mobile games on the App Store and Google Play for December 2018, according to Sensor Tower Store Intelligence estimates.

Top Mobile Games by Revenue for December 2018

December's Highlights: Supercell's first new game since 2016, the team-based shooter Brawl Stars, debuted as the most downloaded mobile title for the month, having released worldwide on December 12 following more than a year in soft-launch. Meanwhile, Fortnite from Epic Games had its best month yet for player spending, grossing more than $68 million globally on the App Store alone.

Top Mobile Games by Downloads for December 2018

See the top mobile games for November 2018 and check back this time next month for January 2019's leaders in the category.

Store Intelligence users can see revenue and download estimates for the above mobile games in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. These rankings do not include downloads or revenue from third-party Android stores. Downloads are counted as one first-time install per Apple or Google account and do not include downloads to multiple devices, re-installs, or game updates.


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Randy Nelson

Written by: Randy Nelson, Head of Mobile Insights

Date: January 2019

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