Zynga's longtime hit Words With Friends saw worldwide revenue of nearly $400,000 last month, according to Sensor Tower's Store Intelligence estimates. This was the title's highest earning September since 2014. The game was originally released in 2009.
Last month, Words With Friends grossed approximately $395,000; this revenue marks a month-over-month increase of 15 percent compared to August. September's revenue also represents a 30 percent year-over-year improvement. Most of the word game's gross income is from users in the United States, who account for 75 percent of worldwide spending so far this year.
Monthly first-time downloads of Words With Friends have been consistent throughout 2018; through September, the title has been installed an average of about 350,000 times per month. 53 percent of those installs have come from Google Play.
September player spending in the game's late 2017 sequel, Words With Friends 2, totaled about $1.9 million worldwide, in line with its gross revenue for August.