Since its explosive launch, Pokemon GO has gone on to take pleasure in unimaginable success, and even with a couple of dips right here and there (particularly for a perod after its launch), on the entire, the sport has been a serious money-printing machine for The Pokemon Firm. 2019, as an illustration, was its greatest 12 months ever by way of income generated, and now that report has been toppled with its very subsequent 12 months.
As per SuperData’s latest report on the video games business’s digital facet of issues for all of 2020, Pokemon Go beat its 2019 income technology convincingly, with twice as a lot income raked in. The sport made $1.92 billion throughout 2020, up from $894 million in 2019. It was additionally the fifth highest grossing free-to-play title of the 12 months, behind Honor of Kings, Peacekeeper Elite, Roblox, and Free Hearth.
That is significantly spectacular given the truth that Pokemon GO is a sport that tends to rely totally on open air actions and social interactions, each of which have been stifled nearly utterly in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, builders Niantic launched vital adjustments to the sport in response to the pandemic to permit gamers to take pleasure in it from their properties, which contributed considerably to its large income numbers.
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