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A look at how much Nintendo’s mobile games earned in 2018

Posted on January 4, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in Mobile, News

Nintendo now has a few different mobiles games available. How did they do in 2018? Sensor Tower provides a closer look in its analysis today.

According to Sensor Tower, Nintendo’s mobile offerings generated almost $117 million worldwide in Q4 2018. That’s a 47% rise compared to the same period the year prior. On the whole, Nintendo collected $348 million in 2018, which is an increase of 15% year-over-year.

Fire Emblem Heroes accounted for the bulk of Nintendo’s mobile revenue in 2018 at roughly 66%. The game earned $230 million last year and $487 million in total.

Draglia Lost was another notable earner having comprised 17% of Nintendo’s mobile revenue last year for $58.4 million. It’s also just reached $60 million and has seen 66% of that come from Japan. One point to note is that Dragalia Lost launched in only five territories in comparison to 40 for Fire Emblem Heroes.

As for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, that generated another $48.6 million in 2018. Revenue in November came in at $4.5 million, down 44% from the $8.1 million year-over-year.

Super Mario Run earned the lowest amount at just over $10 million in 2018. In 2017, it earned $31 million.


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