Mobile Strategy game spending grows 24%

Anne Freer | November 23, 2021

App Business

Game spending in mobile Strategy games jumped around 24% to $4.2 billion over the last year, according to new data from Sensor Tower.

Lords Mobile from IGG was the highest grossing Strategy genre game during the period, generating some $330 million.

It was followed by Clash of Clans from Supercell and State of Survival produced by FunPlus.

The game genre saw installs jump to 145 million over the last 12 months, which is an increase of 3.6%.

Games like Pokemon Unite saw downloads skyrocket to 8.3 million. Top War was the second highest ranking title for downloads.

The 4X strategy subgenre was the top revenue generator and player spending was up 33% to $2.9 billion during the measurement period.

Player spending for the MOBA subgenera jumped 50% to $168 million.

The 4X strategy subgenre also scored top for downloads, at a whopping 53 million installs and approximately $54 per download in revenue.

The findings highlight the continued demand for mobile gaming despite markets slowly recovering from pandemic lockdowns.

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