PUBG Mobile has just hit another record. The game reached $5.1 billion in lifetime revenue, and most of it came from China.

According to a Sensor Tower report, PUBG Mobile earned $2.7 billion in 2020 alone. It helped Tencent’s hit become the highest-grossing mobile game worldwide.

Key data

  • Game For Peace, Chinese version of the game, accumulated $2.8 billion in revenue. It’s worth noting that it’s only available on iOS, as Google Play is still banned in the country.
  • In other countries, PUBG Mobile generated $2.3 billion, with the U.S. ranking 2nd for player spending (12.7% of total revenue).
  • Globally, App Store accounts for 81.6% of total revenue (and 58.6% without the Chinese version).
  • PUBG Mobile generated an average of $7.4 million a day in 2020.
  • The game earned an average of $704 million per quarter last year, and it has already earned $709 million in Q1 2021 (ending March 31).