List of highest-grossing mobile games

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This is a list of the highest-grossing mobile games. This is a list of mobile games that have generated at least $100 million in gross revenue. The video game company with the highest number of titles on the list is Tencent, which publishes and/or owns 12 games on the list, including four in the top ten. The top-grossing mobile game is Honor of Kings (2015), also known as Arena of Valor internationally, a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game published by Tencent. Five other Tencent titles on the list are from their subsidiary Supercell.

The highest-grossing mobile app of all time was previously Mixi's Monster Strike (2013), a role-playing physics puzzle//strategy video game that had grossed over $7.2 billion in worldwide revenue by October 2018. The highest-grossing mobile app before that was Puzzle & Dragons (2012), a role-playing puzzle video game from GungHo Online Entertainment that had earned $7 billion up until October 2018, when it was surpassed by Monster Strike.[1]

Monster Strike (2013) was the highest-grossing mobile game as of 2018.

List[edit]

Game Revenue Initial release Publisher(s) Genre(s) / Type Ref
Honor of Kings / Arena of Valor $9,974,000,000 November 26, 2015 Tencent Games MOBA [a]
Monster Strike $9,210,000,000 August 8, 2013 Mixi Physics / RPG / Puzzle / Strategy [b]
Puzzle & Dragons $7,833,340,000 February 20, 2012 GungHo Online Entertainment Puzzle / RPG [c]
Clash of Clans $7,000,000,000 August 2, 2012 Supercell (Tencent) Strategy [15]
Pokémon Go $6,460,000,000 July 6, 2016 Niantic / Nintendo Augmented reality [d]
Candy Crush Saga $5,850,200,000 November 14, 2012 King (Activision Blizzard) Puzzle [e]
PUBG Mobile / Game for Peace $5,100,000,000 March 19, 2018 Tencent Games / PUBG Corporation Battle royale [23]
Fate/Grand Order (FGO) $4,373,360,000 July 30, 2015 Aniplex (Sony Music Entertainment Japan) RPG / Gacha [f]
Garena Free Fire $3,130,000,000 December 4, 2017 Garena Battle royale [g]
Clash Royale $3,000,000,000 March 2, 2016 Supercell (Tencent) Real-time strategy [15]
Fantasy Westward Journey $2,997,000,000 March 26, 2015 NetEase MMORPG [h]
Game of War: Fire Age $2,800,000,000 July 25, 2013 Machine Zone Strategy [32]
Lineage M $2,800,000,000 June 21, 2017 NCsoft MMORPG [33]
Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle $2,288,020,000 January 30, 2015 Bandai Namco Entertainment RPG / Gacha [i]
Roblox Mobile $2,200,000,000 December 11, 2012 Roblox Corporation GCS / MMO [39]
Candy Crush Soda Saga $2,000,000,000 October 20, 2014 King (Activision Blizzard) Puzzle [40]
Lineage 2: Revolution $1,942,200,000 December 14, 2016 Netmarble Games / NCsoft MMORPG [j]
Gardenscapes $1,900,000,000 July 5, 2016 Playrix Puzzle [47]
Coin Master $1,608,000,000 March 19, 2018 Moon Active Casual [k]
Disney Tsum Tsum $1,500,000,000 January 29, 2014 LINE Puzzle [49][50]
Marvel Contest of Champions $1,495,000,000 December 10, 2014 Kabam (Netmarble) Fighting [l]
Knives Out $1,485,270,000 November 23, 2017 NetEase Battle royale [m]
AFK Arena $1,450,000,000 January 7, 2019 Lilith Games RPG [20]
Homescapes $1,400,000,000 September 15, 2017 Playrix Puzzle [47]
Hay Day $1,400,000,000 June 21, 2012 Supercell (Tencent) Simulation [15]
Summoners War: Sky Arena $1,350,000,000 June 12, 2014 Com2Us TBS / MMO [56]
Fortnite $1,200,000,000 April 2, 2018 Epic Games (Tencent) Battle royale [53]
Lords Mobile $1,191,000,000 February 26, 2016 IGG Strategy / MMO [3]
Onmyoji $1,129,000,000 June 20, 2016 NetEase RPG [3]
Genshin Impact $1,024,400,000 September 28, 2020 miHoYo Action RPG / Gacha [57]
Toon Blast $1,000,000,000 March 3, 2017 Peak Games Puzzle [58]
Boom Beach $1,000,000,000 November 11, 2013 Supercell (Tencent) Strategy [59]
Mobile Strike $1,000,000,000 July 11, 2015 Machine Zone Strategy [60]
QQ Speed Mobile / Speed Drifters $945,000,000 June 15, 2017 Tencent Games / Garena Racing (Kart / MMOR) [n]
Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes $924,000,000 November 24, 2015 Electronic Arts RPG [63][64]
A Chinese Ghost Story $860,000,000 May 19, 2016 NetEase MMORPG [65]
Township $842,000,000 February 24, 2012 Playrix Simulation (CMS) [47]
Toy Blast $820,000,000 January 6, 2015 Peak Games Puzzle [58]
Brawl Stars $757,000,000 December 12, 2018 Supercell (Tencent) MOBA [15]
Granblue Fantasy $754,200,000 March 10, 2014 Cygames RPG / Gacha [o]
Honkai Impact 3rd $731,000,000 October 14, 2016 miHoYo Action RPG / H&S / Gacha [3]
King of Avalon $721,000,000 July 14, 2016 FunPlus Strategy [70]
Lineage 2 M $707,340,000 November 27, 2019 NCsoft MMORPG [71][72]
Fishdom $701,600,000 December 10, 2015 Playrix Puzzle [47]
Clash of Kings $700,000,000 June 14, 2014 Elex Tech Strategy / MMO [3]
Dragon Quest Walk $666,720,000 September 12, 2019 Square Enix Augmented reality [p]
Hearthstone $660,000,000 April 16, 2014 Blizzard Entertainment (Activision Blizzard) DCCG [76]
Fire Emblem Heroes $656,000,000 February 2, 2017 Nintendo Tactical RPG [77]
The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage $524,000,000 September 3, 2015 Bandai Namco Entertainment DCCG / Rhythm [q]
Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire $518,400,000 June 29, 2017 Machine Zone / Square Enix Strategy [81]
Guns of Glory $510,000,000 September 8, 2017 FunPlus Strategy MMORPG [70]
Minecraft $500,000,000 November 18, 2011 Mojang Sandbox / Survival [82]
Call of Duty: Mobile $494,000,000 October 1, 2019 Activision / Tencent / Garena Shooter / Battle royale [r]
CrossFire Mobile $458,000,000 December 3, 2015 Smilegate / Tencent Tactical FPS [3]
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross $429,000,000 June 4, 2019 Netmarble RPG [s]
8 Ball Pool $400,000,000 October 15, 2010 Miniclip Sports (Pool) [87]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang $350,000,000 July 11, 2016 Moonton MOBA [88]
Blade & Soul Revolution $335,182,000 December 6, 2018 Netmarble MMORPG [t]
Angry Birds 2 $332,500,000 July 30, 2015 Rovio Entertainment Physics / Puzzle [92]
FIFA Mobile / FIFA Soccer $308,700,000 October 11, 2016 EA Sports (Electronic Arts) Sports (Association football) [3]
Black Desert Mobile $300,000,000 June 15, 2019 Kakao Games MMORPG [93]
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery $271,000,000 April 25, 2018 Jam City (Netmarble) RPG [94]
DomiNations $200,000,000 April 1, 2015 Big Huge Games Strategy [95]
Candy Crush Friends Saga $200,000,000 October 10, 2018 King (Activision Blizzard) Puzzle [22]
Mario Kart Tour $200,000,000 September 25, 2019 Nintendo Racing (Kart) [62]
KartRider Rush+ $169,000,000 May 31, 2020 Nexon Racing (Kart) [62]
Perfect World Mobile $165,000,000 March 5, 2019 Perfect World Games / Tencent Games MMORPG [u]
Candy Crush Jelly Saga $158,000,000 August 28, 2015 King (Activision Blizzard) Puzzle [v]
Jikkyō Powerful Pro Yakyū $155,000,000 December 18, 2014 Konami Sports (Baseball) [w]
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp $150,000,000 October 25, 2017 Nintendo Simulation (Social) [99]
Slotomania $149,000,000 November 7, 2011 Playtika Simulation (Slot) [31]
NBA Live Mobile $140,000,000 July 6, 2016 EA Sports (Electronic Arts) Sports (Basketball) [100]
Dragon Ball Legends $140,000,000 May 18, 2018 Bandai Namco Entertainment Action RPG [101]
White Cat Project $134,000,000 July 14, 2014 Colopl Action RPG [x]
BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! $124,050,000 March 16, 2017 Bushiroad Rhythm / Adventure [y]
Dragalia Lost $123,000,000 October 10, 2018 Nintendo Action RPG / Gacha [77]
CSR Racing 2 $121,500,000 June 29, 2016 NaturalMotion (Zynga) Racing [62]
One Piece: The Road of the Strong $113,840,000 January 15, 2016 CMGE DCCG [z]
Dragon Quest Tact $111,990,000 July 16, 2020 Square Enix Tactical RPG [105][106]
Fallout Shelter $100,000,000 June 14, 2015 Bethesda Softworks Simulation (CMS) [107][108]
Mafia City $100,000,000 July 25, 2017 Yotta Games RPG [109]
Madden NFL Overdrive $100,000,000 August 15, 2018 EA Sports (Electronic Arts) Sports (American football) [100]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Honor of Kings / Arena of Valor
    • 2016 – $1 billion+[2]
    • 2017–2018 – $4.91 billion[3]
    • 2019 – $1.5 billion[4]
    • 2020 – $2.564 billion+
      • January to December 14 – $2.5 billion[5]
      • December 25–31 (China) – $64 million[6]
  2. ^ Monster Strike:
    • Up until October 2018 – $7.2 billion[1]
    • November 2018 – $52 million+[7]
    • December 2018 – $68 million+[8]
    • 2019–2020 – $1.89 billion[9]
  3. ^ Puzzle & Dragons:
    • Up until October 2018 – $7 billion[1][10]
    • November 2018 – $52 million+[7]
    • December 2018 – $68 million+[8]
    • 2019 (Japan) – ¥52.2 billion[11][12] ($479 million)
    • June–December 2020 (Japan) – ¥24,156.02 million[13] ($234.34 million)[14]
  4. ^ Pokemon Go:
    • 2016 – $950 million[16]
    • 2017 – $890 million[17]
    • 2018 – $1.3 billion[18]
    • 2019 – $1.4 billion[19]
    • 2020 – $1.92 billion[20]
  5. ^ Candy Crush Saga:
    • Up until October 2018 – $3.91 billion[21]
    • November 2018 – $52 million+[7]
    • December 2018 – $68 million+[8]
    • 2019 – $1.1 billion[4]
    • January–September 2020 – $720 million[22]
  6. ^ Fate/Grand Order (FGO)
    • 2015–2016 – $646 million[24]
    • 2017 – $982 million[17]
    • 2018 – $1.2 billion[18]
    • 2019 – $1.2 billion[19]
    • June–December 2020 - $345.36 million+
      • June–July & September–December (Japan) – ¥18,798.02 million[25] ($182.36 million)[26]
      • August – $163 million[27]
  7. ^ Garena Free Fire:
    • Up until 2019 – $1 billion[28]
    • 2020 – $2.13 billion[20]
  8. ^ Fantasy Westward Journey:
    • 2016 (China) – $800 million+[29]
    • 2017 – $1.5 billion[17]
    • June–October 2018 – $229 million[30]
    • 2020 – $468 million[31]
  9. ^ Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle
    • Up until November 2019 – $2 billion+[34][35]
    • 2020 – $288.02 million+
      • January–February (Japan) – $102.8 million[36]
      • June & August–December (Japan) – ¥10,063.46 million[37] ($97.62 million)[38]
      • July – $87.6 million[33]
  10. ^ Lineage 2: Revolution
    • 2016 – ₩120.971 billion[41] ($104.25 million)
    • 2017 – ₩1,081.291 billion[41] ($956.54 million)
    • 2018 – ₩536.151 billion[42] ($474.29 million)
    • 2019 – ₩304.285 billion ($261.11 million)
      • Q1 to Q3 (January–September) – ₩232.285 billion[43]
      • Q4 (October–December) – ₩72 billion[44]
    • 2020 (Q1 to Q3) – ₩171 billion[45] ($146 million)[46]
  11. ^ Coin Master:
    • Up until September 2019 – $508 million[48]
    • 2020 – $1.1 billion[5]
  12. ^ Marvel Contest of Champions:
    • Up until February 2017 – $500 million[51]
    • April–December 2017 (Q2 to Q4) – ₩226 billion[45] ($200 million)
    • 2018 – ₩318 billion[45] ($289 million)
    • 2019 – ₩331 billion[45] ($284 million)
    • January–September 2020 (Q1 to Q3) – ₩260 billion[45] ($222 million)[52]
  13. ^ Knives Out:
    • 2017–2018 – $605 million[3]
    • 2019 (Japan) – ¥42.4 billion[11] ($389 million)
    • 2020 – $491.27 million+
      • January to August 13, 2020 – $367 million[53]
      • September–December 2020 (Japan) – ¥12,810.48 million[54] ($124.27 million)[55]
  14. ^ QQ Speed Mobile / Speed Drifters
    • Up until 2018 – $799 million[3][61]
    • April 2020 to March 2021 – $146 million[62]
  15. ^ Granblue Fantasy (Japan) – ¥77.74 billion+ ($754.2 million+)[66]
    • 2017 (January–October) – ¥20.9 billion[67]
    • 2018 – ¥26.4 billion[68]
    • 2019 – ¥24.2 billion[11]
    • June–December 2020 – ¥6,235.26 million[69]
  16. ^ Dragon Quest Walk:
    • Up until July 6, 2020 – $540 million+[73]
    • August–December 2020 – ¥13,062.45 million[74] ($126.72 million)[75]
  17. ^ The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage (Japan) – ¥54 billion+ ($524 million+)[78]
    • 2017 – ¥26.6 billion[79]
    • 2018 – ¥20.2 billion[68]
    • June–December 2020 – ¥7,186.67 million[80]
  18. ^ Call of Duty: Mobile
    • Up until October 2020 – $480 million[83]
    • 25–31 December 2020 (China) – $14 million[6]
  19. ^ The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross
    • 2019 – ₩160 billion[45] ($137 million)
    • January–September 2020 (Q1 to Q3) – ₩317 billion[45] ($271 million)[84]
    • October–December 2020 (Japan) – ¥2,135.97 million[85] ($21 million)[86]
  20. ^ Blade & Soul Revolution:
    • 2018 (Q4) – ₩29 billion[45] ($26 million)
    • 2019 – ₩205 billion[45] ($176 million)
    • January–September 2020 (Q1 to Q3) – ₩156 billion[45] ($133 million)[89]
    • November 2020 (Japan) – ¥18.72 million[90] ($182,000)[91]
  21. ^ Perfect World Mobile:
    • Up until March 2019 – $100 million+[96]
    • April 2019 – $65 million[97]
  22. ^ Candy Crush Jelly Saga:
      • 2018 – $90 million[98]
      • 2020 (January–September) – $68 million[22]
  23. ^ Jikkyō Powerful Pro Yakyū (Japan)
    • 2017 (January–October) – ¥17.2 billion[67] ($153 million)
  24. ^ White Cat Project (Japan)
    • 2017 (January–October) – ¥14.9 billion[67] ($133 million)
  25. ^ BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! (Japan)
    • 2017 – ¥9.1 billion[79] ($81 million)
    • June–December 2020 (Japan) – ¥4,335.45 million[102] ($42.05 million)[103]
  26. ^ One Piece: The Road of the Strong (China)[104]
    • 2016–2018 – CN¥684.008 million ($103.39 million)
    • January–June 2019 – CN¥72.208 million ($10.45 million)

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