The Magic of Harry Potter Mobile Games Raises $1 Billion in Global Player Spending


Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data shows that mobile games based on the Harry Potter IP have earned a combined $1 billion from player spending on the App Store and Google Play worldwide. The highest revenue-generating mobile title to use the license is Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery from Jam City, which has generated more than $400 million in revenue since its release in April 2018.

2 top-grossing title based on the franchise Harry Potter: Magic Awakens from NetEase with approximately $358 million. The title is currently only available in select markets such as China, where it generates 90.6 percent of its revenue, as well as Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells from Zynga is at No. 3 with over $218 million. The geolocation AR title Harry Potter: Wizards Unite from Niantic, meanwhile, is at No. 4 with $39.6 million. Harry Potter: The Magic Awakened was ranked as the number 31st worldwide IP-based mobile title between January 1 and September 30, 2022, accumulating $85.4 million.

It ranked above titles such as FIFA Online 4M from Nexon and Game of Thrones: Conquest from Warner Bros. Analyzing only titles based on book license, Magic Awakens ranked No. 1 in player spending during this period, followed by Puzzles & Spells at No. 2 and Hogwarts Mystery at No. 3. Sherlock and Peter Rabbit from G5 Entertainment: Hidden Worlds from Poppin’ Games round out the top five at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.

The United States ranks as the No. 1 market based on player spending for the Harry Potter games, accounting for $374.8 million, or 36.6 percent of total revenue. China is ranked No. 2 with $324.3 million, or 31.6 percent, via iOS alone (Sensor Tower doesn’t track spending on third-party Android stores, such as those found in China), while Germany is $51.6 million, or 5 percent. With out the top three. Percentage of total player spend.

The magic of $1 billion in global player spend after the Harry Potter mobile games first appeared on BGR India.

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