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Global Mobile Game Revenue Sees a Slight Decline in 2023

By Xueyang
Jan. 11, 2024 updated 03:07

Global Mobile Game Revenue Sees a Slight Decline in 2023Global Mobile Game Revenue Sees a Slight Decline in 2023

The global mobile gaming industry experienced a 2% decrease in revenue in 2023, totaling 107 billion USD, as reported by in its State of Mobile 2024 report. Despite the decline, mobile games maintained substantial consumer spending, averaging 1.5 billion USD per week worldwide.

China emerged as the leader in mobile game revenue, generating 37.6 billion USD, followed by the United States with 24 billion USD, Japan with 12.78 billion USD, South Korea with 6.34 billion USD, and Germany with 2.6 billion USD. In terms of downloads, hypercasual puzzle games dominated with 16.4 billion downloads. Simulation games secured second place with 10.5 billion downloads, while action-themed games followed with 5.5 billion.

In 2023, China also topped the charts in mobile game downloads, amassing 29.32 billion. India ranked second with 9.66 billion downloads, followed by Brazil (4.62 billion), the United States (4.55 billion), and Indonesia (3.38 billion).

When it comes to player spending by genre, RPGs, led by titles like Genshin Impact, generated a whopping 24.5 billion USD worldwide. Strategy games followed with 10.7 billion USD, match genre games with 10.2 billion USD, and casino games with 8.3 billion USD.

2023 saw Evony, Lineage M, and Honkai: Star Rail topping the list of the highest-earning mobile titles globally, showcasing the diverse range of gaming experiences captivating players around the world.