Pokémon video games on cell have made about $2.5 billion worldwide, in keeping with market analyst Sensor Tower. They’ve additionally achieved 640 million downloads. These numbers don’t embrace Android revenues in China.
Unsurprisingly, Pokémon Go accounts for many of that. The situation-based AR recreation got here out in 2016 and has earned 98 p.c of that income, or about $2.45 billion.
Pokémon Shuffle is in a distant second, incomes about $25 million. The opposite main Pokémon cell video games — Pokémon Duel, Pokémon Quest, Pokémon: Magikarp Bounce, and Pokémon TCG On-line — make up the remainder of the income. Pokémon Shuffle and Pokémon TCG On-line are the one two Pokémon cell video games out there in China.
Most of that Pokémon spending is occurring within the U.S., which accounted for 35 p.c ($875 million). Japan is subsequent with 29 p.c ($725 million).
Pokémon Go additionally makes up the vast majority of these 640 million downloads, accounting for 86 p.c of them (550 million).