'Pokemon Go' Closed 2016 With A Bang! Amazing Revenue Since Launch Revealed
"Pokemon GO" was one of the greatest mobile game arrivals of 2016. Yet, its recognition had become scarce when that late spring ended. However, new marketing data recommends that the mobile hit saw something of a recovery as the year ends.
Sensor Tower data analyst has released a chart that shows the game's income for 2016, which reveals that the game savored the best day of gross income on December 31st since July eighteenth. According to VG24/7, about $4.9 million was spent on in-application buys the game on the last day of 2016, which is one of the top most grossing weeks that the game had since its July launch. Thus, the week of December 26 was the game's highest grossing week for the month of July. However, this wasn't exclusively down to its outstanding performance on New Year's Eve.
Gamers spent $22.1 million more than one week, which means that mentors or trainers were returning to the application in large numbers. It appears that the holiday events had its impact on the "Pokemon GO" player base. With spending up, it appears that Niantic will keep on organizing the same limited time events throughout 2017. Aside from the amazing numbers that were shared by Sensor Tower.
#PokémonGo is the fastest #mobile game to hit $600 million in revenue. #gamedev #appdev https://t.co/ux16mTM12f pic.twitter.com/34lTLUVsXb
— Smaato Inc. (@Smaato) December 22, 2016
As per AOTF, developer Niantic shared some of their very own calculation. Their data has something to do with statistics that players of the game collected since launch, revealing that players have all in all caught 88 billion Pokemon as such while strolling 8.7 billion kilometers all the while. These numbers were precise as of December seventh, so despite everything, they're attending to the numbers that consider whatever is left of the month.
#PokémonGo has gone festive! See the effect #carrierbilling can have on app store revenue as new content arrives: https://t.co/nF5RahLwNj pic.twitter.com/xAETOMQcZj
— Bango (@bangodotcom) December 20, 2016
Next up for "Pokemon Go" is the release on the Apple Watch, which tumbled off the radar for some time however was affirmed by Niantic as coming soon. Despite everything no official release date yet so make certain to stay tuned for when that data is made accessible.