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Call of Duty is the biggest mobile game launch ever, with 100 million downloads

Call of Duty: Mobile has had a colossal launch week, racking up extra downloads than another cell sport in historical past, according to analytics firm Sensor Tower. The sport has reportedly achieved over 100 million downloads since going dwell at the start of this month.

That simply beats out the launch-week figures that Sensor Tower recorded for video games that can be Call of Duty’s largest rivals. There are caveats, nevertheless. While PUBG Mobile, for instance, acquired 28 million downloads in its first week, its rollout was staggered throughout areas. The cell model of Fortnite, in the meantime, was downloaded 22.5 million occasions, nevertheless it was solely accessible on iOS at first.

Worth noting that that is with out a China launch both.

Activision beforehand had 37m month-to-month energetic customers throughout its manufacturers (Call of Duty, Crash Bandicoot and many others…) on PC/Console.

In only one week they reached greater than 100m with a profitable cell sport utilizing the COD IP. https://t.co/UlrIhkfB2z

— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) October 8, 2019

Still, Call of Duty: Mobile’s figures are spectacular, significantly contemplating that it hasn’t but launched in China. “This is by far the largest mobile game launch in history in terms of the player base that’s been built in the first week,” Sensor Tower’s Randy Nelson tells Reuters. For comparability, the agency recorded 90 million downloads for Mario Kart Tour the week prior.

Sensor Tower says that iOS made up 55.7 % of Call of Duty: Mobile’s downloads and 53 % of the full $17.7 million in income from in-app purchases. The US accounted for 16.9 % of downloads and 43.1 % of spending.

Despite the shortage of home launch, Call of Duty: Mobile was developed by Tencent’s TiMi Studio in Shenzhen, China and revealed by Activision. TiMi has beforehand been greatest identified for League of Legends-style cell MOBA Honor of Kings, which by some metrics is the most well-liked sport on the planet.

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