Mobile esports games earned $15.three billion in 2018 – Pocket Gamer.Biz
Last 12 months cell esports games grossed $15.three billion, based on a report from Niko Partners.
China alone was stated to have generated $5.6 billion, whereas an extra $450 million got here from Greater Southeast Asia. Esports titles on PC grossed a complete of $16.1 billion, 40 per cent of which was earned in China.
More than 2.53 billion folks select to play all games on cell units, whereas PC and console have one billion and 500 million customers respectively worldwide.
In 2018, your complete home games market in China grossed $15.6 billion, over 51 per cent of which was earned by cell titles. It represents round 25.7 per cent of worldwide cell games income.
Mobile esports titles represented 25.2 per cent of the full cell games market worldwide.
For the primary time, in 2018 cell esports games have been featured in the highest 10 titles for prize swimming pools. Pro and newbie tournaments had prize swimming pools value $25.three million in 2018 and that is anticipated to rise to $30 million in 2019.
Honor of Kings was the highest grossing cell esport title worldwide, with Monster Strike and QQ Speed sitting in second and third place respectively. Two Supercell titles shut out the highest 5 incomes esports games on cell, Clash Royale and Clash of Clans.
The prime incomes PC esports title was League of Legends, grossing $1.9 billion a drop of $zero.2 billion 12 months-on-12 months. However, Honor of Kings earned $2.51 billion on cell, with a rise of $zero.1 billion.