In its third year on the market, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery generated more than $300 million through in-game acquisitions. Developed by Jam City and released on Android and iOS by Warner Bros. Pictures, the role-playing game is attracting fans of the series.
Market research company Sensor Tower has identified the gross revenue of Harry Potter’s mobile game. The production topped the simulation games category, outpacing all its competitors. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp was second on the list, followed by Disney Magic Kingdoms at three. The Idolmaster: Shiny Colors and The Simpsons: Tapped Out rounded out the top five.
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Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery made its most profitable period in 2018, earning about $96 million from in-game purchases. This revenue fell to $74 million in 2019; With the Covid-19 pandemic, it increased by 28 percent to $95 million in 2020 as people went into quarantine. In the one year from April 26, 2020, to April 25, 2021, this revenue reached $105 million.
Over one year, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp made $77 million worth of in-game purchases. Disney Magic Kingdoms earned $32 million; The Idolmaster: Shiny Colors reached $31 million. The Simpsons: Tapped Out took in $25 million.
Hogwarts Mystery generated impressive revenue this year, while another Harry Potter mobile game managed to catch up with it in the last six months. Zynga’s Harry Potter: Puzzle and Magic game for Android devices has raised more than $62 million in the last six months.
Hogwarts Mystery’s revenue in that time frame was $53 million. Another game in the series Harry Potter: Wizards Unite earned just $4 million in the same period.