Tencent’s Honor of Kings was the top grossing mobile game in the world in November with users spending a total of $230 million dollars, a 62.5% increase from last year. 96.4% of the game’s revenue was from Chinese players, while Thailand was the second biggest market, accounting for just 1%.
Another game produced by Tencent ranked second: PUBG Mobile (known as Game For Peace in China) brought in $173.8 million in user spending, a 3.8% year-on-year increase. Over half (54.2%) of PUBG Mobile’s revenue was from China, followed by 11.5% from the US market.
Games produced by Chinese companies accounted for eight of the top ten grossing global mobile games in November on Apple’s app store.
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