Happy Birthday, Pokemon Go! Today, on the fifth birthday of the mobile sensation, it emerged that the game had an impressive revenue of $ 5 billion.
According to a new report from Sensor tower“The iOS and Android game developed by Niantic has received a ridiculous amount of revenue in the six months since its launch.
The game, which originally hit handheld devices in 2016, generated – on average – $ 1 billion a year (although of course there are tides). It can make 632 million downloads for you!
According to the report, $ 1.9 billion was generated from game revenues in the United States. And 52% of its total revenue came from Android, with iOS accounting for 48%.
Even in the first half of 2021, when the world is still in a pandemic, the game managed to absorb an impressive $ 641.6 million between January and June.
For what it’s worth, this impressive number is actually the best start to the game so far; proof that momentum does not occur in the first breakthrough geolocation AR game Niantic.
A cursory glance at the Sensor Tower chart below shows that the appeal and appeal of the game has not diminished over time – this constant growth is the envy of game publishers around the world. And the appeal of Pokemon Go also shows no signs of slowing down.
If you’re still playing, you can check out our new Pokémon Go Jump-Start Research Tasks and Rewards guide, which covers the six-part Jump-Start research tasks you’ll find in the game.
Pokemon Go has also added Flying Pikachu to its fifth birthday: check out our guide here to learn how to catch Pikachu’s 5th annual balloon.