Call of Duty: Mobile tops lifetime microtransaction revenue, passes $1.5 billion mark

Deepak Gupta February 24, 2022
Updated 2022/02/24 at 7:52 AM

Call of Duty: Mobile has passed the $1.5 billion (approximately Rs. 11,265 crore) revenue mark in lifetime microtransactions, according to the latest data from Sensor Tower. The game has achieved this lifetime spend revenue milestone on its Android and iOS. Call of Duty: Mobile was developed by Tencent’s Timi Studios, along with Activision, and was released in 2019. According to Sensor Tower, the US is the top country to spend the most money on Call of Duty: Mobile, with more of US$647 million (approximately Rs. 4,855 crore) in revenue.

According to report by Sensor Tower, Call of Duty: Mobile has surpassed $1.5 billion in lifetime microtransaction revenue across Android and iOS platforms. The mobile shooter from Activision and Timi Studios is ranked 14th globally in revenue generation and ranks third in the mobile shooter genre – behind PUBG: Mobile and Garena Free Fire.

Since Call of Duty: Mobile launched in 2019, the mobile shooter genre as a whole has grown, with player spending increasing by 50% year on year (YoY) in 2020 to $5.7 billion (approximately Rs. 42,793 crore). The game saw an annual growth of 10.5% in 2021 to $6.3 billion (approximately Rs. 47,309 crore)

Sensor Tower mentions that 2021 is considered the best performance of the entire year for Call of Duty: Mobile, as player spending has increased by 45% over the previous year. Sales of Activision’s mobile shooter soared when the game was finally released in China in 2020. Call of Duty: Mobile had revenue of $104.5 million (approximately Rs. 784 crore) from China’s app stores in 2021 .

As mentioned earlier, the US is among the top spenders in worldwide revenue, with Call of Duty: Mobile generating over $647 million – about 43% of total player spending. The US is followed by Japan and China as the biggest spenders in the game.


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