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Top 10 Global Popular Mobile Game Downloads In May 2022

By Cecil Gao
Jun. 22, 2022 updated 11:16

Sensor Tower released the report of the top 10 global mobile game downloads in May 2022.

Downloads are only counted in App Store and Google Play, excluding third-party Android markets.Downloads are only counted in App Store and Google Play, excluding third-party Android markets.

Sensor Tower's data shows that SYBO Games' Subway Surfers topped the global mobile game download chart in May with 30 million downloads, up 86.5% from May 2021. India is the top market for the game, contributing nearly 15 percent of downloads, followed by the U.S. with 14 percent. See the chart above for the list of the Top 10 global downloads of popular mobile games.

Garena's Free Fire ranked No. 2 with 26 million downloads, up 50.3% compared to last year's period.

The other three games in the top five were Supersonic Studios' Tall Man Run, EA's Apex Legends Mobile, and Deliver It 3D of Voodoo Studio.

In May 2022, global mobile games were downloaded 4.8 billion times on App Store and Google Play, down about 1% year-over-year. The Indian market ranked No.1 with 916 million downloads, accounting for 19.2% of global downloads. The U.S. market ranked No. 2 with 8.4% of downloads, followed by the Brazilian market with 7.9%.

In May, SYBO Games' Subway Surfers celebrated the 10th anniversary of its launch, and the game set a new record for both downloads and revenue, with its players paying 6.3 times more than the same period last year, reaching 5.9 million dollars.

Source: Sensor Tower