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. Among them, there are more than 30 mobile games that have grossed more than $1 billion. 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 three in the top ten. The highest-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 that has grossed more than $13 billion in lifetime revenue. Five other Tencent titles on the list are also 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] In 2020, Honor of Kings surpassed Monster Strike as the highest-grossing mobile game.

Honor of Kings (Arena of Valor), released in 2015, is the highest-grossing mobile game of all time, holding the record since 2020.
Monster Strike (2013) is the second-highest-grossing mobile game, and was the highest-grossing game until 2019.

List[edit]

Game Revenue Initial release Publisher(s) Genre(s) Ref
Honor of Kings / Arena of Valor $14,667,500,000 November 26, 2015 Tencent Games MOBA [a][11]
Monster Strike $9,912,000,000 August 8, 2013 Mixi Puzzle / RPG / Strategy [b]
Puzzle & Dragons $8,578,340,000 February 20, 2012 GungHo Online Entertainment RPG / Puzzle [c]
PUBG Mobile $8,424,300,000 March 19, 2018 Tencent Games / Krafton / VNG Games Battle royale [d]
Clash of Clans $8,000,000,000 August 2, 2012 Supercell (Tencent) Strategy [8]
Pokémon Go $7,760,000,000 July 6, 2016 Niantic / The Pokémon Company Augmented reality [e]
Candy Crush Saga $7,456,000,000 November 14, 2012 King (Activision Blizzard) Puzzle [f]
Fate/Grand Order $5,533,800,000 July 30, 2015 Aniplex (Sony Music Entertainment Japan) RPG [g]
Fantasy Westward Journey $4,700,000,000 March 26, 2015 NetEase MMORPG [29]
Garena Free Fire $4,330,000,000 December 4, 2017 Garena Battle royale [h]
Roblox Mobile $3,919,000,000 December 11, 2012 Roblox Corporation GCS / MMO [i]
Genshin Impact $3,567,000,000 September 28, 2020 miHoYo Action RPG [j]
Lineage M $3,578,000,000 June 21, 2017 NCsoft MMORPG [k]
Coin Master $3,008,000,000 March 19, 2018 Moon Active Casual / Casino [l]
Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle $3,000,000,000 January 30, 2015 Bandai Namco Entertainment RPG / Puzzle [36]
Clash Royale $3,000,000,000 March 2, 2016 Supercell (Tencent) Real-time strategy [37]
Gardenscapes $3,000,000,000 July 5, 2016 Playrix Puzzle / Decoration [38]
Game of War: Fire Age $2,800,000,000 July 25, 2013 Machine Zone Strategy [39]
Lords Mobile $2,576,700,000 February 26, 2016 IGG Strategy / MMO [m]
Homescapes $2,294,000,000 September 15, 2017 Playrix Puzzle / Decoration [n]
Lineage 2: Revolution $2,106,770,000 December 14, 2016 Netmarble Games / NCsoft MMORPG [o]
Candy Crush Soda Saga $2,000,000,000 October 20, 2014 King (Activision Blizzard) Puzzle [47]
Three Kingdoms Tactics $1,936,200,000 September 19, 2019 Alibaba Group / Koei Tecmo Strategy (4X) [p]
Pro Yakyū Spirits A / Pro Baseball Spirits A $1,873,500,000 October 21, 2015 Konami Sports (baseball) [q]
Marvel Contest of Champions $1,784,000,000 December 10, 2014 Kabam (Netmarble) Fighting [r]
Toon Blast $1,600,000,000 March 3, 2017 Peak Games Puzzle [51]
Disney Tsum Tsum $1,500,000,000 January 29, 2014 LINE Puzzle [52][53]
Call of Duty: Mobile $1,500,000,000 October 1, 2019 Activision / Tencent / Garena Shooter / Battle royale [54]
Knives Out $1,485,270,000 November 23, 2017 NetEase Battle royale [s]
AFK Arena $1,450,000,000 January 7, 2019 Lilith Games RPG [26]
Lineage 2 M $1,413,000,000 November 27, 2019 NCsoft MMORPG [t]
Hay Day $1,400,000,000 June 21, 2012 Supercell (Tencent) Simulation [37]
Brawl Stars $1,400,000,000 December 12, 2018 Supercell (Tencent) MOBA [59]
Summoners War: Sky Arena $1,350,000,000 June 12, 2014 Com2Us TBS / MMO [60]
Fortnite $1,200,000,000 April 2, 2018 Epic Games Battle royale [55]
Onmyoji $1,129,000,000 June 20, 2016 NetEase RPG [3]
Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes $1,071,000,000 November 24, 2015 Electronic Arts RPG [u]
Boom Beach $1,000,000,000 November 11, 2013 Supercell (Tencent) Strategy [62]
Mobile Strike $1,000,000,000 July 11, 2015 Machine Zone Strategy [63]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang $1,000,000,000 July 11, 2016 Moonton (ByteDance) MOBA [64]
Fire Emblem Heroes $1,000,000,000 February 2, 2017 Nintendo Tactical RPG [65]
Uma Musume Pretty Derby $990,000,000 February 24, 2021 Cygames Simulation / Social [15]
QQ Speed Mobile / Speed Drifters $945,000,000 June 15, 2017 Tencent Games / Garena Racing (Kart / MMOR) [v]
Dragon Quest Walk $927,720,000 September 12, 2019 Square Enix Augmented reality [w]
Rise of Kingdoms $926,000,000 September 20, 2018 Lilith Games Strategy [15]
Fishdom $923,600,000 December 10, 2015 Playrix Puzzle [x]
Township $922,100,000 February 24, 2012 Playrix Simulation (CMS) [y]
A Chinese Ghost Story $860,000,000 May 19, 2016 NetEase MMORPG [72]
Marvel Strike Force $846,000,000 March 28, 2018 FoxNext / Scopely RPG [z]
Toy Blast $820,000,000 January 6, 2015 Peak Games Puzzle [74]
Granblue Fantasy $754,200,000 March 10, 2014 Cygames RPG [aa]
Honkai Impact 3rd $731,000,000 October 14, 2016 miHoYo ARPG / Hack & slash [3]
King of Avalon $721,000,000 July 14, 2016 FunPlus Strategy [79]
Clash of Kings $700,000,000 June 14, 2014 Elex Tech Strategy / MMO [3]
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross $680,000,000 June 4, 2019 Netmarble RPG [ab]
Hearthstone $660,000,000 April 16, 2014 Blizzard (Activision Blizzard) DCCG [80]
The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage $524,000,000 September 3, 2015 Bandai Namco Entertainment DCCG / Rhythm [ac]
Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire $518,400,000 June 29, 2017 Machine Zone / Square Enix Strategy [84]
Guns of Glory $510,000,000 September 8, 2017 FunPlus Strategy MMORPG [79]
League of Legends: Wild Rift $505,000,000 October 27, 2020 Riot Games (Tencent) MOBA [85]
Minecraft $500,000,000 November 18, 2011 Mojang Studios Sandbox / Survival [86]
CrossFire Mobile $458,000,000 December 3, 2015 Smilegate / Tencent Tactical FPS [3]
Blade & Soul Revolution $457,000,000 December 6, 2018 Netmarble MMORPG [ad]
Bingo Blitz $443,000,000 August 12, 2012 Playtika Online Bingo [87]
8 Ball Pool $400,000,000 October 15, 2010 Miniclip Sports (pool) [88]
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery $342,000,000 April 25, 2018 Jam City (Netmarble) RPG [89]
Angry Birds 2 $332,500,000 July 30, 2015 Rovio Entertainment Physics / Puzzle [90]
FIFA Mobile / FIFA Soccer $308,700,000 October 11, 2016 EA Sports (Electronic Arts) Sports (association football) [3]
Lineage W $302,985,000 November 4, 2021 NCsoft MMORPG [34]
Black Desert Mobile $300,000,000 June 15, 2019 Kakao Games MMORPG [91]
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links $284,000,000 November 17, 2016 Konami Digital collectible card game [ae]
Mario Kart Tour $282,000,000 September 25, 2019 Nintendo Racing (Kart) [65]
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp $282,000,000 October 25, 2017 Nintendo Simulation (Social) [65]
#COMPASS $281,000,000 December 17, 2016 NHN PlayArt / Dwango MOBA [64]
Raid: Shadow Legends $247,000,000 July 29, 2018 Plarium RPG [15]
Harry Potter: Magic Awakened $228,000,000 September 9, 2021 NetEase / Portkey Games RPG [89]
Star Trek Fleet Command $222,000,000 November 29, 2018 Scopely / CBS Interactive Strategy (4X) [15]
Project Makeover $218,000,000 November 27, 2020 Bubblegum Games Puzzle / Decoration [38]
DomiNations $200,000,000 April 1, 2015 Big Huge Games Strategy [92]
Candy Crush Friends Saga $200,000,000 October 10, 2018 King (Activision Blizzard) Puzzle [28]
Top War $192,000,000 December 31, 2019 Topwar Studio Strategy [15]
Empire & Puzzles $186,000,000 March 1, 2017 Small Giant Games Puzzle / RPG [36]
KartRider Rush+ $169,000,000 May 31, 2020 Nexon Racing (Kart) [67]
Dragalia Lost $168.000,000 September 27, 2018 Nintendo Action RPG [65]
Perfect World Mobile $165,000,000 March 5, 2019 Perfect World Games / Tencent MMORPG [af]
Three Kingdoms Fantasy Land $161,600,000 June 20, 2020 Alibaba Group Strategy (auto battler) [48]
Candy Crush Jelly Saga $158,000,000 August 28, 2015 King (Activision Blizzard) Puzzle [ag]
Jikkyō Powerful Pro Yakyū $155,000,000 December 18, 2014 Konami Sports (baseball) [ah]
Puzzles & Survival $151,000,000 October 2, 2020 37Games Puzzle / Strategy [15]
Slotomania $149,000,000 November 7, 2011 Playtika Simulation (Slot) [96]
NBA Live Mobile $140,000,000 July 6, 2016 EA Sports (Electronic Arts) Sports (basketball) [97]
Dragon Ball Legends $140,000,000 May 18, 2018 Bandai Namco Entertainment Action RPG [98]
Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells $135,000,000 September 22, 2020 Portkey Games / Zynga Puzzle [89]
White Cat Project $134,000,000 July 14, 2014 Colopl Action RPG [ai]
BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! $124,050,000 March 16, 2017 Bushiroad Rhythm / Adventure [aj]
CSR Racing 2 $121,500,000 June 29, 2016 NaturalMotion (Zynga) Racing [67]
One Piece: Burning Will $117,000,000 September 20, 2018 Bandai Namco / Alibaba Group RPG [48]
One Piece: The Road of the Strong $113,840,000 January 15, 2016 CMGE DCCG [ak]
Yahtzee With Buddies $113,000,000 November 1, 2017 Scopely Yahtzee [15]
Dragon Quest Tact $111,990,000 July 16, 2020 Square Enix Tactical RPG [102][103]
Fallout Shelter $100,000,000 June 14, 2015 Bethesda Softworks Simulation (CMS) [104][105]
Mafia City $100,000,000 July 25, 2017 Yotta Games RPG [106]
Madden NFL Overdrive $100,000,000 August 15, 2018 EA Sports (Electronic Arts) Sports (American football) [97]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Honor of Kings / Arena of Valor
    • 2016 – $1.61 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]
    • 2021 (January 1 to December 14) – $2.8 billion[7]
    • 2022 (January–April) – $1,283.5 million
      • January–March – $741 million[8]
      • April – $274.5 million[9]
      • May – $268 million[10]
  2. ^ Monster Strike:
    • Up until October 2018 – $7.2 billion[1]
    • November 2018 – $52 million+[12]
    • December 2018 – $68 million+[13]
    • 2019 – $932 million[14]
    • 2020 – $958 million[14]
    • 2021 – $702 million[15]
  3. ^ Puzzle & Dragons:
    • Up until October 2018 – $7 billion[1][16]
    • November 2018 – $52 million+[12]
    • December 2018 – $68 million+[13]
    • 2019 (Japan) – ¥52.2 billion[17][18] ($479 million)
    • June–December 2020 (Japan) – ¥24,156.02 million[19] ($234.34 million)[20]
    • 2021 – $745 million[15]
  4. ^ PUBG Mobile:
    • Up until March 2022 – $8 billion[21]
    • April 2022 – $218 million[9]
    • May 2022 – $206.3 million[10]
  5. ^ Pokemon Go:
    • 2016 – $950 million[22]
    • 2017 – $890 million[23]
    • 2018 – $1.3 billion[24]
    • 2019 – $1.4 billion[25]
    • 2020 – $1.92 billion[26]
    • 2021 (January 1 to December 14) – $1.3 billion[15]
  6. ^ Candy Crush Saga:
    • Up until October 2018 – $3.91 billion[27]
    • November 2018 – $52 million+[12]
    • December 2018 – $68 million+[13]
    • 2019 – $1.1 billion[4]
    • January–September 2020 – $720 million[28]
    • 2021 (January 1 to December 14) – $1.3 billion[15]
    • 2022 (January to March) – $306 million[8]
  7. ^ Fate/Grand Order
    • Up until July 2021 – $5.4 billion[29]
    • August 2021 – $133.8 million[30]
  8. ^ Garena Free Fire:
    • Up until 2019 – $1 billion[31]
    • 2020 – $2.13 billion[26]
    • 2021 – $1.2 billion[15]
  9. ^ Roblox Mobile:
    • Up until 2020 – $2.2 billion[32]
    • 2021 – $1.4 billion[15]
    • 2022 (January to March) – $319 million[8]
  10. ^ Genshin Impact:
    • Up until December 2021 – $3 billion[33]
    • 2022 (January to March) – $567 million[8]
  11. ^ Lineage M:
    • Up until July 2021 – $3.5 billion[29]
    • October–December 2021 – ₩88.777 billion[34] ($75 million)
  12. ^ Coin Master:
    • Up until 2019 – $508 million[35]
    • 2020 – $1.1 billion[5]
    • 2021 – $1.4 billion[15]
  13. ^ Lords Mobile:
    • Up until 2020 – $1,909.7 million[40]
    • 2021 – $667 million[15]
  14. ^ Homescapes:
    • Up until May 2020 – $1.4 billion[41]
    • 2021 – $894 million[15]
  15. ^ Lineage 2: Revolution
    • 2016 – ₩120.971 billion[42] ($104.25 million)
    • 2017 – ₩1,081.291 billion[42] ($956.54 million)
    • 2018 – ₩536.151 billion[43] ($474.29 million)
    • 2019 – ₩304.285 billion ($261.11 million)
      • Q1 to Q3 (January–September) – ₩232.285 billion[44]
      • Q4 (October–December) – ₩72 billion[45]
    • 2020 – ₩221 billion[46] ($187.25 million)
    • 2021 – ₩141 billion[46] ($119.46 million)
  16. ^ Three Kingdoms Tactics:
    • Up until 2020 – $1,005.2 million[48]
    • 2021 – $931 million[15]
  17. ^ Pro Yakyū Spirits A / Professional Baseball Spirits A
    • Up until 2020 – $1,187.5 million[49]
    • 2021 – $686 million[15]
  18. ^ Marvel Contest of Champions:
    • Up until February 2017 – $500 million[50]
    • April–December 2017 (Q2 to Q4) – ₩226 billion[46] ($200 million)
    • 2018 – ₩318 billion[46] ($289 million)
    • 2019 – ₩331 billion[46] ($284 million)
    • 2020 – ₩354 billion[46] ($300 million)
    • 2021 – $211 million[15]
  19. ^ Knives Out:
    • 2017–2018 – $605 million[3]
    • 2019 (Japan) – ¥42.4 billion[17] ($389 million)
    • 2020 – $491.27 million+
      • January to August 13, 2020 – $367 million[55]
      • September–December 2020 (Japan) – ¥12,810.48 million[56] ($124.27 million)[57]
  20. ^ Lineage 2 M:
    • Up until 2020 – ₩993.515 billion[58] ($842 million)
    • 2021 – ₩652.589 billion[34] ($552.92 million)
  21. ^ Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes
    • Up until 2019 – $924 million[61]
    • 2021 – $147 million[15]
  22. ^ QQ Speed Mobile / Speed Drifters
    • Up until 2018 – $799 million[3][66]
    • April 2020 to March 2021 – $146 million[67]
  23. ^ Dragon Quest Walk:
    • Up until July 6, 2020 – $540 million+[68]
    • August–December 2020 – ¥13,062.45 million[69] ($126.72 million)[70]
    • January–June 2021 – $261 million[71]
  24. ^ Fishdom:
    • Up until May 2020 – $701.6 million[41]
    • January–June 2021 – $222 million[38]
  25. ^ Township
    • Up until May 2020 – $842 million[41]
    • June–August 2020 – $80.1 million[40]
  26. ^ Marvel Strike Force:
    • Up until 2020 – $630 million[73]
    • 2021 – $216 million[15]
  27. ^ Granblue Fantasy (Japan) – ¥77.74 billion+ ($754.2 million+)[75]
    • 2017 (January–October) – ¥20.9 billion[76]
    • 2018 – ¥26.4 billion[77]
    • 2019 – ¥24.2 billion[17]
    • June–December 2020 – ¥6,235.26 million[78]
  28. ^ The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross
    • 2019 – ₩160 billion[46] ($137 million)
    • 2020 – ₩392 billion[46] ($332 million)
    • 2021 – ₩241 billion[46] ($204 million)
  29. ^ The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls: Starlight Stage (Japan) – ¥54 billion+ ($524 million+)[81]
    • 2017 – ¥26.6 billion[82]
    • 2018 – ¥20.2 billion[77]
    • June–December 2020 – ¥7,186.67 million[83]
  30. ^ Blade & Soul Revolution:
    • 2018 – ₩29 billion[46] ($26 million)
    • 2019 – ₩205 billion[46] ($176 million)
    • 2020 – ₩187 billion[46] ($158 million)
    • 2021 – ₩110 billion[46] ($93 million)
  31. ^ See Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links § Reception
  32. ^ Perfect World Mobile:
    • Up until March 2019 – $100 million+[93]
    • April 2019 – $65 million[94]
  33. ^ Candy Crush Jelly Saga:
      • 2018 – $90 million[95]
      • 2020 (January–September) – $68 million[28]
  34. ^ Jikkyō Powerful Pro Yakyū (Japan)
    • 2017 (January–October) – ¥17.2 billion[76] ($153 million)
  35. ^ White Cat Project (Japan)
    • 2017 (January–October) – ¥14.9 billion[76] ($133 million)
  36. ^ BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! (Japan)
    • 2017 – ¥9.1 billion[82] ($81 million)
    • June–December 2020 (Japan) – ¥4,335.45 million[99] ($42.05 million)[100]
  37. ^ One Piece: The Road of the Strong (China)[101]
    • 2016–2018 – CN¥684.008 million ($103.39 million)
    • January–June 2019 – CN¥72.208 million ($10.45 million)

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