Pokemon GO makes $85m in Sept, 89% increase year-over-year

Pokemon GO is still extremely popular, the hit app made $85 million in just the month of September.

Published Fri, Oct 12 2018 2:00 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:50 AM CST

Niantic's Pokemon GO is far from dead, so if you thought that you are sadly mistaken as the Pokemon catching frenzy app has just had its highest month in revenue since November 2017.

Pokemon GO makes $85m in Sept, 89% increase year-over-year | TweakTown.com

Sensor Tower has reported that Niantic's Pokemon GO has had both massive achievements in revenue earnings and downloads for the month of September. According to Sensor Tower, Pokemon GO grossed a massive $85 million in revenue over September, making it the most grossed month in terms of revenue since November of 2017.

Since August, Pokemon GO has had a month-over-month increase of about 15%, meaning that when put into a year-over-year metric the hit app has a whopping 89% increase when compared to September 2017. Moving onto to downloads now, over September the AR app came in with a massive 8.86 million downloads worldwide, making it the biggest month in 2018 for downloads so far. From the birthing of Pokemon GO to the recent moment, the app has grossed a revenue of $2.01 billion worldwide, with 522 million downloads.

NEWS SOURCE:sensortower.com

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