Pokemon Go tops the list with 163 million downloads
Call of Duty Mobile grossed $53.9 million in the first month
Call of Duty Mobile launched on September 30 has officially taken down Nintendo’s Mario Kart Tour to become the second-most successful mobile launch in history. Call of Duty Mobile now has 148 million downloads. The game overtook Mario Kart Tour (129 million downloads) and is second only to Pokemon Go, which is at the top of the chart with 163 million downloads.
Popular analytics firm SensorTower made the revelation. In another sensational revelation, SensorTower added that the game grossed 15 folds more than its competitor PUBG in player spending in its first month of release. According to the report, Call of Duty Mobile grossed $53.9 million in the first month.
Off to a blazing start, Call of Duty Mobile racked up more than 100 million downloads in its first week of release in September this year. It also holds the record of the highest number of downloads inside the first 24 hours of the release, which it scaled after hitting 20 million downloads on the first day. It also is the first game in the history of the gaming industry to have more than 100 million downloads in its first week of release. Mario Kart Tour had amassed 90 million downloads in its first week of release after releasing it in September this year. PUBG has recorded 28 million downloads in its first week of release.
The game has 23.6 million downloads from the US, making it the most successful market for the game. The US accounts for 16 percent of the game’s overall downloads, followed by India, which accounts for 11 percent of downloads with over 16 million downloads.
The console version of the game, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, rolled in October, meanwhile generated more than $600 million in the first three days of release.