PoGo has been in the market since 2016. The Pokemon community has been catching pokemon and grinding them to higher levels for a really long time. So, it is easy to say that PoGo will be making huge profits. However, in 2020, where lockdowns were initiated in various parts of the world for the virus, PoGo has not failed to earn its profits by any means. Here’s everything you need to know
Pokemon Go- $1.92 Billion in 2020
Pokemon Go has been a popular game in the mobile market with over 140M active users. However, the ongoing pandemic situation rather uplifted the company’s revenue instead of bringing it down. The revenue made by PoGo was $894M in 2019 according to Screenrant. But in 2020, according to Superdata, PoGo managed to gain a whopping revenue of $1.92 Billion. Superdata is an international website that provides quantitative and qualitative insights on different games. They have released their 2020 In Year review on their official website which includes the details of every popular game played in 2020 along with their generated revenues.
Also, according to SuperData, the remote Global Pokémon GO Fest played a huge role in achieving such huge numbers in revenue.
With all the changes made by Niantic, Pokemon Go managed to be one of the most played games in 2020.
However, in SuperData’s In Year review, the game which stayed on top in 2020 in terms of revenue is Tencent’s MOBA game Honor of Kings, packing a massive revenue of $2.45B. You can check more details in the PDF
With a record-breaking revenue made by Pokemon Go, the company will be pushing new and exciting content in the upcoming years for sure. Therefore, 2021 is going to be another overwhelming year for the pokemon fans out there.
Pokemon- Recent News
With such huge numbers, the Pokemon Go is going to flourish in 2021 and later. It is already rumored that new Pokemon games will be coming in 2021. Upcoming games include Pokemon Snap, Detective Pikachu 2, and Pokemon Unite with new remakes of Diamond and Pearl. These games are expected to be coming to Nintendo Switch and even Nintendo Switch Pro with support for 4K resolution and high frame rates. However, Switch Pro is still not yet confirmed, there’s so much in 2021 already to be excited for.