PUBG Mobile is currently the undisputed leader when it comes to its sheer popularity on both iOS and Android platforms followed by other battle royale games. Call of Duty: Mobile from Activision is another fastest growing game in the battle royale genre and as per the latest report by Sensor Tower Store Intelligence, Call of Duty has already surpassed the mark of 250 million downloads worldwide after its release on October 1, 2019. These stats do give it a much-needed edge against its competitors PUBG Mobile and Fortnite.
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According to the report, Call of Duty: Mobile managed to accumulate 250 million downloads in 265 days since its release while PUBG Mobile managed to reckon 236 million downloads in the same time frame back in April 2019 when it completed one year. The third-largest contender in the battle royale genre is Fortnite that reckoned 78 million downloads in the one year after its launch.
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Sensor Tower has elaborated its research according to which Call of Duty: Mobile is extremely popular in the United States followed by India and Brazil. Moreover, the game managed to rack up $327 million in player spending globally. Historically, January recorded the lowest stats for this year while the spending began to increase in February and it has reported an overall high of $53 million in May which is 62% increment over the spending reported in January. No doubt one of the reasons behind the increase in player spending is the ongoing lockdown across the globe.
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Moving ahead, Call of Duty: Mobile reported 78% more spending than PUBG Mobile and 83% more spending compared to Fortnite in the same period. Note that there’s still a long way for Call of Duty: Mobile to surpass total downloads recorded by PUBG Mobile i.e. 600 million as of December 2019. Moreover, there’s Garena Free Fire that is toppling a few charts with over 500 million downloads reported on Android alone.
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