The gaming industry saw a jump of 3 percent in annual revenue earning in the year 2019. Overall, the earning of the gaming industry stand at 120.1 billion USD. According to the experts, the growth is slower as compared to previous years. Next year, the industry is predicted to witness 4 percent revenue growth
The research data shows that Fortnite maintains its top position jut like the year 2018. The free to play shooter game is loved worldwide with the earning of 1.8 billion USD. Fortnite rose to popularity with the free to play mode launched in 2018 with the name “Battle Royale”. This version is considered to be the most popular online video game in the USA.
2. League of Legends
Sitting in the second position, League of Legends has earned 1.6 billion USD in the year 2019. In comparison to Fortnite, League of Legends is a decade old game with its popularity going up and down during these years. Overall, the game is considered to be the most online played game in the world in history by different research data.
3. Candy Crush Saga
The game isn’t far behind in earning as a comparison to league of legends as its difference is very less. The game earning stands at 1.6 billion USD with 5 percent growth from the previous year. The game was originally launched for Facebook users and then it was transformed into Android, iOS, and Windows phones.
4. Pokeman Go
The augmented reality-based game launched by Niantic earned 1.4 billion USD in the last year. The game has 4.1 ratings on the Google Play and 4.5 on App Store. Overall, the game has 100 million+ downloads under its banner. Pokemon Go is a great choice for augmented reality-based game lovers with the Android version above 5.0.
The game celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2019 in style by earning a handsome amount of revenue to grab the fifth position. The earnings stand at 1.3 billion USD with notable growth from the last year. The game in comparison to competitors also has an above 4 rating at Google Play. Apart from this, according to the line of League of Legends, the game is one of the most played games online in history.
Overall, free to play games have topped the charts in revenue earning. In comparison, premium games have earned low with Fifa 2019 stands at 1st position with 786 Billion USD.
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