We all love mobile games but 10 years ago, no one would have believed that a mobile game could make millions of dollars a day. In 2017, that has become a reality, there are tons of games that are generating huge amount of revenue. Most popular games today make their money from advertisements or In-game purchases, just think about it how many times have you bought something in a game to beat a level or get upgrades. I know I have, I have probably spent over $1000 on just Candy Crush and close to $5000 on all games combined, I know I have a gaming addiction 🙂
Here are some of the highest grossing mobile games, if you aren’t playing these games right now, you might as well download them and start playing because there is a reason these games make so much money, they are super addicting!
It is needless to say the frenzy that surrounded Pokémon Go a few months ago has died down considerably. However, this was a game that not only dominated the app stores but would also end up making a lot of potential revenue for its parent company. Insane performances were put down to the basic intelligence of its key demographic, which were teenagers. A lot of people attribute their fitness primarily due to searching for Pokémon in this particular game. This game is legendary!
Candy Crush Saga
Before the popularity of Pokémon Go, the market was pretty much in tune with the exploits and the revenue generation of Candy Crush Saga. It was one of the most addicting games that was always on the top of the App stores (it still is today) and it led to the term of ‘addictive gaming’ being coined for mobile games. Moreover, the excessive amount of revenue generated by this game is due to the accuracy of advertising done by King (developer of the game). The Candy Crush Saga keeps going on and on with new games released every year.
Clash of Clans
SuperCell, the creators of this game not only went on to make a ton of money but also made Clash of Clans one of the most popular mobile games of all times. The game comes with amazing game play and frequent updates to make the game better and more interesting each time. This game has been reported to generate more than $3 million dollars a day and a revenue of more than $1 billion each year. That is amazing!
Endorsement by Arnold Schwarznegger certainly helped the fortunes of Mobile Strike. Aggressive advertising as well as a good revenue generation process enabled this game to become one of the highest grossing games in the market. You would see this game being actively promoted in various social media platforms as well as being on board with a lot of marketing campaigns in traditional media.
If you have played any of the above-mentioned games, you would why these games are so successful. These games generate huge amounts of money for their developers and have also made a mark on the mobile gaming industry. Do you think you can make the next big mobile game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.