Tencent Enjoys a huge change in revenues

PUBG mobile becomes the highest grossing mobile game

PUBG being the most popular game in the world, with more than 100 million monthly players, and earning more than $146 million USD in revenue last month, making it the top-grossing mobile game, according to The Financial Times.


The earnings comes from in-game items and skins while the majority from the money spent in the game’s China-only rebrand, Game For Peace. According to estimates from Chinese brokerage Great Wall Securities, PUBG Mobile generated $76 million in revenue last month while Game For Peace generated $70 million.

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In May, the publishers of PUBG Mobile (Tencent), rebranded the popular mobile game following the Chinese government cracking down on video game violence. Game For Peace is basically a skinned version of PUBG Mobile with a patriotic setting and less bloodshed. For example, when players die, they wave goodbye and handover their loot box before disappearing.
PUBG Mobile generated $76 million and Game For Peace earned another $70 million. Behind PUBG Mobile in earnings is Tencent’s Arena of Valor, which generated $125 million USD.

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