Augmented-reality video game Pokemon Go has generated a lifetime revenue of $5 billion, according to a report by Sensor Tower. Pokemon Go first came out in 2016 for Android and iOS devices and since then it has been one of the highest-earning mobile games in the world alongside popular mobile multiplayer PUBG Mobile and Call of Duty: Mobile.
In terms of revenue generated in player spending, Pokemon Go has seen an upwards trend. In the first half of 2017, the game generated $278 million which grew by 21% to 336 million in one year, and now, in the first half of 2021, the game has already generated $642 million.
Google Play accounts accumulated $2.7 billion, or 52.8% of the revenue while the App Store contributed $2.4 billion, or 47.2%. Pokémon Go’s maximum revenue comes from the United States with $1.9 billion, or 36.6% of its entire revenue. Japan comes in second with 32%, while Germany ranks No. 3 with 5.4%. From the total 642 million downloads, the US accounts for 115.5 downloads and comes in first, while Brazil and India rank second and third in the number of downloads. Google Play Store has 487 million downloads and the App Store has 144.8 million downloads.
Pokemon Go celebrates 5 year anniversary today
Pokemon Go is celebrating its 5 year anniversary today. On this occasion, the developers are bringing some unique rewards for players. The celebration event will be live till July 15.
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