Respawn ‘s battle royale Apex Legends Mobile has already hit mobile devices with success, grossing nearly $5 million in the game ‘s first week of release .
The game launched on May 17, and seven days after launch, it has already grossed $4.8 million in in-game purchases by players, according to mobile data tracking firm SensorTower .
Compared to similar releases, the $4.8 million was a huge performance over PUBG mobile, which generated $600,000 in its first week of release in 2018. However, the release lagged well behind Call of Duty Mobile. , which reached $14.8 million in its first week in 2019.
Both Call of Duty Mobile and PUBG mobile will already exceed the billion mark in revenue when it comes to spending players within the games in the years that followed the launch of the games. The console/PC versions of Apex Legends have already grossed $2 billion in revenue since launching in 2019, and it is possible that the mobile version will surpass the original version of the game in revenue from player purchases.
Apex Legends Mobile was the most downloaded game on the iOS App Store in 60 countries, including the United States, and was in the top 10 for downloads in 89 countries. In addition, data shows that 44% of in-game purchases were made by players in the US.
In addition, Japan and Thailand were among the countries that spent the most on Apex Legends Mobile in the last week. More than 15 million players have pre-registered for the game and the United States also leads in the most downloads in its launch week, followed by India and Brazil.
The battle royale Apex Legends Mobile is free to play and the shooter is available for download on iOS and Android .