Niko Partners reports shows rapid growth in mobilelegendsgeneratoron smartphones, surpassing PC

The mobile games markets in Malaysia and Singapore have shown rapid growth in recent years, with revenues rising by a combined $135 million.

A new Asia Spotlight report from Niko Partners shows that mobile games revenues rose by approximately $100 million between Malaysia from 2017 to 2019.

Similarly, Singapore’s mobile revenues rose by around $35 million during the same period.

By comparison, mobilelegendsgeneratorrevenues on PC — which has historically dominated both markets — grew by $35 million and $5 million respectively.

This is partly driven by the growth of mobile esports — particularly in Singapore, where four of the five highest-grossing mobile games for 2019 were esports titles.

The top performing title in both countries was popular MOBA Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, developed by Chinese studio Moontoon. The game generated $20.9 million in Malaysia throughout 2019, and $12.5 million in Singapore.