‘Honor of Kings’ Reclaims Crown as World’s Highest-Earning Mobile Game, Besting PUBG
“Honor of Kings”, a fantasy multiplayer role-playing battle game developed by Chinese internet giant Tencent, overtook “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG Mobile) as the world’s highest-earning mobile game in September, helped by huge popularity in its home China market.
Last month, “Honor of Kings” raked in $240 million in revenue, representing a year-on-year increase of 87%, according to research firm SensorTower.
The Chinese mainland accounted for the lion’s share 96% of “Honor of Kings” total revenue for the month, followed by Taiwan with 1.5% and Thailand with 1.2%, the statistics showed.
PUBG Mobile, a battle royale title also developed by Tencent, generated $198 million in revenue, taking the second spot, putting an end to its months-long dominance in…