Mobile games have become a multi-billion dollar industry now. There are different types of games available on the platforms which cater to the needs of every customer. If you want to know about the top grossing apps for mobile games that are all-time favorites too, keep reading this article.
- Honor Of Kings/Arena Of Valor ($11+ Billion)
The Honor Of Kings game undoubtedly dominates the mobile sector. Backed by the Chinese gaming giant Tencent, the Arena Of Valor is basically an international adoption of Honor Of Kings. It is virtually the same game with a few modifications, which make it suitable for the international market. You can choose from among all the characters and there are also different modes to try out.
- Monster Strike ($9.6+ Billion)
This is a role-playing strategy game, which has drawn immense inspiration from Pokemon. It is somewhat unique in the sense that the players battle by hurling their monsters at their enemies. This is not like those usual combats. However, it is to be remembered that even though the game gained a lot of popularity in Japan, it failed to impress the international audience.
- Clash of Clans ($7.7+ Billion)
There was a point in time when everyone was playing COC. It consisted of building clans and attacking others, along with defending oneself from the attack of the other players. It might have lost its popularity since that time, but still, now it remains in the list of highest-grossing mobile games of all time.
- Pokemon Go ($7.2+ Billion)
Pokemon Go was indeed one of the top-grossing games of the year 2016. It basically utilized the real world for hunting down challenging Pokemons. It was a fun and family-friendly adventure game, which, unlike the other ones, gave you the excuse to go out and get some exercise. Sadly, it received a lot of backlash after some gaming addicts played on the road without considering the traffic around. This led to a few accidents, injuries, and even death.
- Candy Crush Saga ($6.4+ Billion)
This is one of the oldest mobile games, which is still in demand. This game was the first to make use of the freemium system. This meant that players were welcome to play the entire game for free. They could also invest money, which would give them some additional, attractive, and unnecessary perks. The Candy Crush Saga showed the monetization model that most of the mobile gaming industry use today. It is a simple game that anyone could play. It also did not herd the players towards any kind of in-game purchases.
- Fate/Grand Order ($5.4+ Billion)
The Fate gaming series is indeed one of the most popular Japanese media franchises, which has light novels, manga, anime shows, and even movies in its name. It began its journey in 2004 and is going strong to date. It was one of the first few series to have launched on mobile. The game is a turn-based combat system that is gaining a lot of popularity in recent times and becoming one of the top gacha games.
- Fantasy Westward Journey ($4.7+ Billion)
This was an MMORPG by China’s NetEase, which was ported in 2015 to the mobile platform. Since then it has become quite popular and gained some good revenue. The game has 3D anime-inspired artwork, which is full of colorful characters and beautiful locations. It lifts the experiences from MMORPG.
- Lineage M ($3.5+ Billion)
It has a strong connection to the Korean comic book and is based on the Lineage game. It is another attempt to port the MMORPG game to the mobile platform. It has acquired a lot of revenue in the process.
- Garena Free Fire ($3.4+ Billion)
The popularity of the game can be found from the fact that it had 80 million active users globally as of May 2020. It consists of around 50 players in a match and offers a unique experience that every battle-game lover likes.
- Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle ($3+ Billion)
This free game has an incredibly wide player base. It has received a lot of love since it offers a nostalgic experience for every player who loves anime. The game has everything that a fan would expect from the series.