Total Player Spending In PUBG Mobile Exceeded $3.5 Billion
Total in-game spending by users of the PUBG Mobile mobile video game exceeded $3.5 billion in August, according to the research company Sensor Tower.
Chinese company Tencent released the PUBG Mobile video game for mobile devices in February 2018. It soon became the most popular mobile video game in the "Battle Royale" genre, beating out competitors such as Fortnite, Garena Free Fire, Knives Out, and Call of Duty: Mobile.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in the popularity of mobile video games, including PUBG Mobile. In the first half of 2020, players spent about $1.8 billion on PUBG Mobile, and by the end of August, total costs exceeded $3.5 billion (including costs in the Chinese version of PUBG Mobile-Game for Peace).
The largest market for PUBG Mobile remains China, which accounts for about 53% of total revenue. The second place in terms of player spending is occupied by the United States (13.6%), and the third — by Japan (5.5%).
As previously reported, in August, the administration of the mobile video game PUBG Mobile blocked 2.2 million player accounts for fraud.