Genshin Impact was one of the biggest releases of 2020, and it looks like the game has carried its success into 2021 as well.
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Genshin Impact increases US mobile game spending by 69%
In a recent report from Sensor Tower, a provider of performance metrics in the digital ecosystem, US mobile gaming saw significant growth in 2021. It indicates that player spending on action games is 966 $.8 million, or just under $1 billion. industry. However, what is impressive is the fact that the numbers have increased by almost 69% compared to the previous year, which is quite impressive.
The report uses Sensor Tower’s Game Taxonomy and Game Intelligence features to aggregate growth across all game genres. It presents figures for 14 major game genres and compares their downloads and revenue on the App Store and Google Play.
Of the nearly $1 billion in revenue, $418.3 million belongs to the Open World Adventure subgenre. What is more surprising is that almost all of this amount is attributed to Genshin Impact as it racked up nearly $406.3 million during the year. The subgenre has grown 3.5 times over last year.
While Genshin ImpactThe overall success of was pretty obvious, the fact that it managed to outperform some incredibly popular titles in the mobile industry is also something very impressive. Most of the credit goes to the developers, who actively added new content to keep fans engaged. With a slew of updates set to arrive next year, it’s only time for those numbers to grow exponentially again.