🚀 Market Wire | Metal Slug: Awakening Blowing Up China!
The Timi Tencent + SNK Playmore game hits Top 10 Downloads and Revenue in China
This week we take a quick look at Metal Slug: Awakening, which has, according to data.ai estimates, generated over $9M in 8 days just out of China on 1.66M downloads.
Top 10 Charts
Damn, it looks like Scopely is pushing Monopoly: GO pretty hard on downloads.
Ludo King sits just underneath Monopoly: GO in WW downloads but is getting hella downloads, mainly from India, with a very light download push. India is the download capital of the world!
It always surprises me to see Evony holding on in top 10 revenue.
Oh damn, a bunch of new games hit top 10 downloads this past week.
Metal Slug: Awakening hit both top 10 downloads and revenue. I’m sure it helps that it’s from TiMi Tencent.
WARPATH from Lilith is out! Good luck to those guys.
Top 10 Mobile Publishers
Top 5 Mobile Trending
Seems like Lilith has been pushing downloads hard this past week. In addition to WARPATH in China, Dislyte is a top trender in both downloads and revenue % increase. See above and below.
Top 10 Steam Game Sellers
Welcome to the top 10 Jedi: Survivor!
🔦 Spotlight | Metal Slug: Awakening
Metal Slug: Awakening is a co-development between the world-renowned mobile games studio Tencent Timi and Japanese video games company SNK Playmore.
Timi are the Honor of Kings/Arena of Valor and Call of Duty Mobile developers.
SNK owns classic IP franchises like Fatal Fury, Metal Slug, Samurai Showdown, and The King of Fighters, amongst many others.
The game is a Run & Gun Platformer based on the Metal Slug IP. It was originally soft-launched in Indonesia and the Philippines via VNG Games, the Vietnamese mobile game publisher.
More recently, the game was published in China to pretty huge initial success:
As you can see from the Top 10 China charts, the game hit #1 in China downloads and #4 in China revenue.
Check out a video of the gameplay below!