PUBG Mobile becomes the world’s top grossing mobile game

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PUBG Mobile is not only the most popular smartphone game, it’s also mobile’s biggest money-maker. Having collected over $146 million in revenue in May, PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) Mobile is now the top grossing mobile game worldwide. This likely isn’t a surprise to some, as the mobile-version of this online multiplayer battle royal game has more than 100 million monthly players, easily making it the most popular game among mobile users. “Game For Peace” is also a huge contributor to the revenue. While $76 million in revenue is from items and…

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BTS mobile game to release worldwide on June 25

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The globally-popular K-pop group announced their own mobile game. The upcoming BTS game, “BTS World” is a story-based mobile simulation game that will simultaneously be released worldwide on June 25, 2019. Players take on the role of BTS’ manager. Equipped with interactive elements, the BTS mobile game focuses on the start of the seven-member group’s career. Players take on the role of BTS’ manager and are tasked with the job of pushing the group through their debut to become the international stars they are now. To help the group achieve…

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US mobile consumers would give up social media for mobile games, study

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Nearly 70% of mobile users would give up social media than lose their favorite mobile games. According to a recent study from Tapjoy, US mobile consumers prefer mobile gaming to social media, with 69% saying they would rather give up social media apps or TV than lose their favorite games they play on mobile. The study’s findings help to explain why many social networking companies are branching out into mobile games. The mobile advertising and app monetization company surveyed over 18,000 US consumers ages 18 and older in February and…

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PUBG mobile replaced in China with a government-approved patriotic game

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Tencent shut down its test version of PUBG in China and replaced it with a more patriotic game. Tencent Holdings Ltd. pulled the PUBG mobile video game on Wednesday, announcing the end of the testing for the game. The company said it had launched an anti-terrorism-themed game called “Game for Peace,” instead. Unlike PUBG, Tencent managed to gain monetization approval for Game for Peace. Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, or PUBG for short, is an extremely popular battle royale shooter game. When it was first introduced on mobile to the Chinese market…

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Marvel fans create Endgame QR codes to avoid spoiling the movie for others

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Avengers: Endgame movie spoilers have been reduced on social media thanks to QR codes. In this day and age it’s difficult to avoid spoilers of popular movies and TV shows, but dedicated Marvel fans have done their best to respect other fans who have yet to see Avengers: Endgame by creating Endgame QR codes. These quick response codes created by fans allow them to share their thoughts about the movie without outright spoiling the film on social channels. The QR codes created by fans reveal how much they’ve honored the…

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