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STORE INTELLIGENCE · CRAIG CHAPPLE · DECEMBER 2021

Top Mobile Games Worldwide for November 2021 by Downloads

See the top mobile games worldwide for November 2021 by downloads, according to Sensor Tower data.

Top Mobile Games Worldwide for November 2021 by Downloads

PUBG: New State from Krafton was the most downloaded mobile game worldwide for November 2021 with approximately 32 million installs. The countries with the most installs of the game during this period were India at 29.7 percent of its total downloads and the United States at approximately 12 percent. The full top 10 ranking of mobile games worldwide by downloads for November 2021 is above. Game download estimates are from Sensor Tower's Store Intelligence platform.

Garena Free Fire from Garena was the second most installed mobile game worldwide last month with close to 22 million installs, which represented an almost 19 percent increase from November 2020. The countries with the largest number of Garena Free Fire installs were India at 33.3 percent, followed by Brazil at 10.5 percent. Merge Animals 3D from Say Games, Subway Surfers from SYBO Games, and Candy Crush Saga from King rounded out the top five most installed mobile games worldwide for the month.

The global mobile games market generated 4.4 billion downloads across the App Store and Google Play in November 2021, staying level year-over-year. The No. 1 market for global game downloads was India, which accumulated approximately 743 million installs, or 17 percent of total worldwide downloads. The U.S. ranked No. 2 for downloads at more than 9 percent, followed by Brazil at about 8 percent.

Clash Royale from Supercell had its best month for downloads since 2017 in November, picking up an estimated 8.4 million installs. The title has seen a resurgence in player spending in recent months, peaking at approximately $53 million in November, its best month for revenue since April 2018. Last month's increase in downloads was sparked by a new update to the game that adds a new max level (14) and a new card rarity called Champions.

Want to see how these rankings compare to the previous month's? Check out the Top Mobile Games Worldwide for October 2021 by Downloads here.

Store Intelligence users can see app download estimates for the above apps in addition to historical performance metrics on the Sensor Tower platform. Our estimates include downloads for the App Store and Google Play worldwide between November 1, 2020 and November 30, 2021. Apple apps and Google pre-installed apps are excluded. We report unique installs only. Android estimates do not include third-party stores. Figures represent aggregate installs of all app versions, ex: Facebook and Facebook Lite.


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Craig Chapple

Written by: Craig Chapple, Mobile Insights Strategist, EMEA

Date: December 2021

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