INTERNATIONAL_ The global revenue list of Chinese mobile game publishers for December 2021 published by SensorTower.
The report says a total of 34 mainland manufacturers made the Top 100 list. This means that more than a third of the top mobile game publishers globally have game makers. from China, with total revenue of about 2.1 billion USD, accounting for 35.6% of revenue.
Tencent, NetEase and MiHoYo were in the Top 3 in the list of Chinese mobile game publishers in December 2021. In particular, Perfect World had a breakthrough month with the mobile game Tower of Fantasy, helping increase the company’s revenue by 106.4 %. This skyrocketing revenue pushed the game publisher up 10 places to come in at 11th.
Since its launch in February 2021, Leiting Games’ One Mind Happy has been in the top 10 highest-selling mobile games in China. With the launch of the new version in October 2021, the revenue of this game in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan continues to grow, ranking 14th.
Two new games, Wulin Idle Man and Moon and Heart in Huayi Mountain, both recently launched by Nuverse Games, ranked 19th and saw revenue increase 21.5%. Among them, sales of Moon and Heart in Huayi Mountain increased 122% month-on-month, becoming the highest-grossing mobile game in December.
The Japanese versions of Fate Grand Order, Blue Route and Artery Gear: Fusion helped Bilibili increase its domestic and overseas sales by 42.4%, ranking 22nd on the list.
Sales of King’s Choice, an empire simulation game published by ONEMT, ranked 27th and continued to grow 17% month over month. King’s Choice focuses on the European and American markets with the 3 largest markets being the US, Germany and France, accounting for 65.4%, 9.3% and 6.4% of revenue, respectively.
Additionally, revenue for PUBG Mobile grew 15% in December, benefiting from in-game activities.
The opening of the 2021 Carnival has brought great revenue for NetEase. In addition, the classic IP mobile game Dream Journey to the West increased 39% month-on-month in December, bringing the game back to the Top 3 of the highest-selling games list.