The financial results of Pokémon Masters were reported by the analytical firm Sensor Tower. According to its data, the game, which was released in August 2019, collected revenue of $ 75 million by September 2020.
Thus, Pokémon Masters ranked second among the mobile game’s franchise in terms of revenue for the first year. It was second only to Pokémon GO, which raised over $ 832 million in 2016-2017, but significantly outperformed the rest of the mobile parts of the franchise, which are ranked in the top five most profitable.
In the Squad RPG genre, the game took the 13th place in terms of starting revenue — just before it in the list was Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, and after it — King’s Raid. Pokémon Masters took the second place in its genre in terms of the number of downloads — it was surpassed only by RAID: Shadow Legends.
Most of Pokémon Masters ‘ revenue was collected in Japan, where the game earned $ 39.3 million — 52.7% of the total amount for the first year. The second-largest market for it was the United States, which accounted for 23.5% of revenue ($17.5 million), and the third — Hong Kong (4.3% of revenue, or $ 3.2 million).
The most profitable for Pokémon Masters was the App Store — where the game earned $45.4 million, while on Google Play it earned $ 29.2 million. At the same time, the number of downloads on Google Play turned out to be higher – 12.1 million versus 10.6 million in the App Store.