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Sensor Tower: Top Mobile Games by Revenue & Downloads in August 2023
Worldwide mobile revenue is flat while downloads are down.
Honor of Kings is the revenue leader in August 2023. The game earned $238 million on iOS & Android.
PUBG Mobile takes the second place with $140 million (including Game for Peace). 50% of this amount came from Chinese iOS. The American market accounted for 10.4% of the revenue, and the Indian market for 7.1%.
Honkai: Star Rail occupies the third spot. 41.1% of the total revenue came from China (iOS); 25.1% from Japan; 11.9% from the USA.
In total, users spent $6.59 billion on mobile games in August 2023, the same as in August 2022.
The USA is the largest mobile market by revenue ($1.9 billion - 28.5% of global revenue). China accounts for 20% (iOS only), and Japan for 17.1%.
Garena Free Fire - the most downloaded game in August, with 22 million installations. India generated 31.4% of this number. Vietnam accounted for 8.9%, and Brazil for 8.6%.
Subway Surfers continues to actively grow its audience; the game was downloaded 19 million times in August. India accounted for 19.4% of the downloads, Brazil for 9.4%, and the USA for 6.7%.
The total number of downloads in August 2023 decreased by 2% compared to the previous year, reaching 4.54 billion installations.
India leads in downloads (778 million - 17.1% of the total). Brazil follows with 8.7%, and the USA with 7.9%.
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