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According to the latest report from Sensor tower, PUBG Mobile is the best gaming app in Q3 2021, while short video platform TikTok is the top grossing app in the same period. Mobile gaming was banned in India last year in September for security concerns. Also Read – PUBG Mobile x League of Legends Crossover Teased: Here’s What You Need To Know
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TikTok and PUBG Mobile set records
The Sensor Tower report suggests that TikTok and PUBG Mobile became the top-grossing apps on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store during the quarter. While the short video platform was the most profitable app in the world, PUBG Mobile became the leading app in the gaming category. Both apps were also the most downloaded in their respective categories.
According to the report, the TikTok app grew 41% year-on-year. TikTok also posted record numbers, growing 11% year-on-year.
Sensor Tower revealed that TikTok was the top-grossing app of the quarter, followed by manga player Piccoma, YouTube, Google One, and Disney +. The report further pointed out that TikTok was the highest grossing app overall, while Google One was the highest grossing app in the Google Play Store.
The report also found that TikTok was the most downloaded app globally in the quarter, followed by apps like – Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
Sensor Tower also revealed that mobile games grew in popularity during the quarter, with PUBG Mobile taking the top spot in highest grossing revenue, followed by Honor of Kings, Genshin Impact, Pokémon Go and Roblox.