We see dozens of mobile games launched by developers every now and then. Some of these end up going big and making a lot of money. Here are the top 11 mobile games which grossed over a billion dollars:
The Niantic development Pokémon Go surprised a lot of people as millions of users all over the world began using the augmented reality-based game. It revolutionized location-based gaming and hit $1 billion in revenue after just 7 months of its launch.
Clash Royale was developed by Supercell and is a game based on card battling. The game was a success and went on to earn a billion dollars in less than a year after its release.
Honor of Kings
This game was developed by Tencent, a company based in China, and went on to have over 200 million users with 70 million being active daily. The game was a hit, and it became so popular that the Chinese government had to intervene and implement limited gameplay hours.
This game is based on creating a fantasy world which mimics the world war theme. Developed by MZ and released in 2015, the game was a hit until the company kept flowing money into the marketing budget. The game grossed over a billion dollars and was a hit with millions of downloads.
South Korean-based company Com2uS developed the game Summoners War which was an international success. It continues to be popular, even though it’s over 3 years old now.
A dragon game based in Japan, developed by Mixi, surprised the world as it generated $4.2 million a day in August 2015. It was released 2 years earlier to this statistic, and it still continues to grow as the game hits a record number of players every day.
Game of War: Fire Age
Another one developed by MZ, Game of War went on to be an international success in over 111 countries. It was released in 2013 and continues to make money for the company to date.
Disney Tsum Tsum
Released by Line Corporation, the game was a success within Japan and managed to earn the company some big bucks. The game also benefited Disney through merchandise sales.
Candy Crush Saga
This game has been a cultural phenomenon as it is one of the most popular mobile games. Developed by King and released in 2012, it has been a worldwide success, generating billions of dollars.
Clash of Clans
Once again, Supercell surprises the world as Clash of Clans continues to be one of the highest grossing games, even though it was released 5 years ago. The strategy-based game has found international success and earned a lot of money.
Puzzle & Dragons
Yet another game developed in Japan by GungHo, it tends to be a match-three game which was one of the first mobile games to hit the $1 billion sale milestone.