The mobile game industry has been growing exponentially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on information from Sensor Tower, the Global market has grown 19.5% higher this year compared to 2019, hitting the $75.4 billion dollars mark.

In this article, we are going to list out the top 5 contributors to that revenue - the 5 games that managed to break the 1 billion-dollar barrier.

5 - Roblox (1.1 Billion)


Roblox is an online game platform and game creation system that enables players to play games that other players created. It was released way back in 2006 and has been growing exponentially since 2010. Currently, Roblox has over 164 million monthly active users, with it being played by over half of all children aged under 16 in the United States.

4 - Coin Master (1.1 Billion)

Coin Master

Coin Master was made by Israeli studio Moon Active and released in 2015. The objective of Coin Master is to spin for coins to upgrade items and build up villages. Players advance to the next village once their current village is completed - as of Dec 2020, Coin Master has 295 levels.

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3 - Pokemon Go (1.2 Billion)

Pokemon Go

The virtual reality Pokemon game from Niantic has remained popular ever since its release back in 2016. While the game is not exactly a phenomenon now, it is keeping a big and stable player base in all corners of the world.

2 - Honor of Kings (2.5 Billion)

While Tencent owns League of Legends, it hasn't really ported the game to mobile until very recently, with Wild Rift. Before that, they have made a lot of clones of League on mobile... and Honor of Kings is probably the biggest one. Released back in 2015, the game pretty much owned the Moba market on mobile since then.

1 - PUBG Mobile (2.6 Billion)

Pubg Mobile India
PUBG Mobile India

PUBG Mobile has become the biggest earning mobile game of all time this December, with 2.6 Billion dollars of revenue made. Despite the ban of the game in India, PUBG Mobile has not broken its stride and is currently growing bigger than ever.

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