The popular Battle Royale game PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) Mobile continues to break records. Coming to iOS and Android operating systems in 2018, the production brings extraordinary revenues to the publishing company.
Developer company Tencent has confirmed that PUBG Mobile has reached more than 1 billion downloads since its release. Battle Royale is the third most downloaded game. At the same time, the company adds that these figures cover users outside China.
With users in China, PUBG Mobile is probably reaching much higher download numbers. One of the biggest factors in how popular the game is that it’s free. But the production includes in-game purchases, as we are familiar with many other similar games. That’s how the production company makes billions of dollars in revenue. So far, these figures have not been released, but new reports reveal the truth.
Generated $5.1 billion in revenue from in-game acquisitions
With the COVID-19 pandemic, PUBG Mobile became much more playable. At the same time, the income rate has risen considerably with this period. The company began earning about $7.4 million per day thanks to player spending alone. In the first quarter of 2021, the total figure was $709 million. In addition, when Games For Peace, the Chinese version of the game, was released; The producers saw that they generated the most market revenue from here.
So far, PUBG Mobile has grossed a total of $5.1 billion. 55.4 percent of these figures came from iOS devices. Thanks to the App Store, the company earned $2.8 billion. When the deductions were calculated, the company placed 81.6 percent of that money in its coffers.
PUBG Mobile 2 is coming soon
The game, which has been talked about a lot since day one, will soon be available to fans with a new version. The production, described as PUBG Mobile 2, will come to app stores under the name New State. Set in 2051, the game will feature new maps, next-generation weapons and equipment such as drones.
PUBG New State will probably be released later this year. What about your thoughts on the new PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds game? Don’t forget to share your ideas with us.