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'Free Fire,' 'PUBG Mobile,' 'Subway Surfers' most downloaded mobile games of 2019: Report

 

Agence France-Presse

 /  Wed, December 18, 2019  /  09:03 am
'Free Fire,' 'PUBG Mobile,' 'Subway Surfers' most downloaded mobile games of 2019: Report

Battle royale titles "Free Fire" and "PUBG Mobile" (pictured) -- the first inspired by "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" on computer and now console, the second its official mobile conversion -- were the year's top two most downloaded games. (Bloomberg/File)

The top three most downloaded games of 2019 across both Android and iOS were followed by the hyper casual "Color Bump 3D," "Fun Race 3D" and "Run Race 3D," according to industry analysis firm App Annie.

Barring any surprises over the last two weeks of 2019, the year's most downloaded and highest revenue mobile titles of the year have been revealed.

Battle royale titles "Free Fire" and "PUBG Mobile" -- the first inspired by "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" on computer and now console, the second its official mobile conversion -- were the year's top two most downloaded games.

Long-standing favorite "Subway Surfers" rounded out the top three.

Hyper-casual, super-accessible games "Color Bump 3D," "Fun Race 3D" and "Run Race 3D" were released in March 2019, December 2018 and May 2019 and were mobile's 4th, 5th and 6th most downloaded titles.

Rounding out the multi-platform top ten were "My Talking Tom 2," Match-3 interior decoration pursuit "Homescapes," reaction puzzle "Stack Ball" and another computer and console to mobile conversion, action game "Call of Duty: Mobile."

"Stack Ball" and "Call of Duty: Mobile" were likewise launched in 2019.

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Of those, only "PUBG Mobile" featured in App Annie's 2019 ranking of games by consumer spend, placing tenth.

The highest-grossing title was fantasy role-playing game "Fate/Grand Order," which was followed by "Honor of Kings," "Candy Crush Saga," "Monster Strike," "Lineage M," "Pokémon Go," "Fantasy Westward Journey," "Clash of Clans" and "Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle."

Aside from "PUBG Mobile," only "Lineage M" joined it in having been released in 2019.

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