Pokémon Go Generated $3.6 Billion Since Its First Release

Developed and launched by Niantic in 2016, Pokémon Go has reached 567.7 million app downloads and surpassed $3.6 billion in global user spending so far, according to the new estimated data from Sensor Tower. 


Although there are thousands of people on the web that claim Pokémon Go is dead, the game is still rising since its first release back in 2016, as new Sensor Tower data shows. 

As the company is celebrating the game’s 4th anniversary, Pokémon Go has been downloaded nearly 567.7 million times so far, accumulating $3.6 billion from user spendings alone.

The biggest source of this revenue was the U.S. with around $1.3 billion. (35.4%). China was in second place while Germany ranked #3. 

$1.9 billion (53.4%) of the total revenue came from Google Play Store while the game generated around $1.7 billion from the App Store.

The U.S was also the country where Pokémon Go was downloaded the most (105.2 million times) during this 4 year period. Brazil was in second place with around 63 million downloads while Mexico ranked #3 with over 36 million. 

450 million (%78.3) of the total downloads came from Google Play Store while the game was downloaded 125.4 million times (21.7%) on the iOS platform. 

In the meantime, Ludia-owned Jurassic World Alive was the second most successful location-based mobile game with an estimated revenue of $76.5 million, followed by Tencent-owned Let’s Hunt Monsters which generated around $70 million on the iOS platform only in China. 

Written by Jordan Bevan

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