According to the data announced by Oyunfor, there was a 5 percent increase in game and in-game sales in August compared to July. The said sales increased by 8 percent compared to August of last year.
While the game and in-game sales on console and PC platforms continued to decrease month to month, the mobile game industry continued to grow.
PUBG: Mobile was the game with the highest revenue in August, while Garena Free Fire, another battle royale game, took the second place.
MOST WINNING GAMES IN AUGUST
- PUBG Mobile
- Garena Free Fire
- Call of Duty: Mobile
- Lords Mobile
- League of Legends
- Resident Evil Village
- Conquest: Golden Age
MOBILE GAMING INDUSTRY CONTINUES TO GROW
According to new data released by IDC, the total worldwide revenue of the gaming industry reached approximately $180 billion in 2020. Thanks to the coronavirus, the gaming industry saw a record 20 percent growth last year.
The data shared by App Annie shows that especially the mobile game industry is growing rapidly in 2021.
While the amount of mobile game downloads increased by 30 percent compared to the pre-pandemic period, the amount of money spent on these games increased by 40 percent.
According to App Annie data, total money spent on mobile games around the world in the first quarter of 2021 reached $1.7 billion per week. .
TURKEY RANKS TOP
Another country that had a large share in growth was Turkey. Turkey and Saudi Arabia are the countries that spend the most on mobile games in the rest of the world, excluding Western Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region.