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Report: Top 1% of mobile game publishers made $27bn during H1

Within the first six months of the year, 22bn game downloads were attributed to the top one percenters as well

A new Sensor Tower report says that the top 1% of global game publishers generated $27 billion during H1 2022.

The 460 companies made up 93% of consumer spending during the first six months of the year.

Whereas the remaining 7% of mobile gaming market earnings totaled $2 billion within the same period.

Sensor Tower said that the revenue was amassed collectively from 46,000 game publishers.

Additionally, the analytics firm said that for gaming and non-gaming apps, the top 1,800 publishers made up 91% of all H1 2022 revenue.

They accumulated a total of $42 billion within the first half of the year.

The remaining 9% of the market share was $4 billion generated from consumer spending.

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Jeffrey Rousseau joined in March 2021. Based in Florida, his work focused on the intersectionality of games and media. He enjoys reading, podcasts, staying informed, and learning how people are tackling issues.