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Tencent's Let's Hunt Monsters Grossed $50 Million on iOS

After Pokémon GO released in July 2016, lots of game development companies want to re-create its success. Among all these rivals, only Let's Hunt Monsters from Tencent has come the closest. There is no doubt that app store optimization helped Tencent a lot, and Apprb.com will reveal the details of Tencent's success today! 

As you may know, Let's Hunt Monsters is a China-only release game. However, it recently crossing $50 million in player spending on iOS. Unlike its rivals, Let's Hunt Monsters isn't based on any pre-existing property. That hasn't stopped Chinese mobile gamers from spending more than twice as much in the title than has been spent its nearest competitor, Jurassic World Alive, globally on Apple's platform.

Although it has only grossed about 4 percent of Pokémon GO's worldwide total on iOS, Let's Hunt Monsters is considerably ahead of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, which launched in late June and has generated approximately $8.4 million in player spending so far outside China. That puts Tencent's title at six times the revenue of Wizards Unite from just one market.

Let's Hunt Monsters was the No. 50 ranked iOS game by player spending in China for July with an estimated $5 million made. This was about 43 percent more than Wizards Unite grossed globally last month on the App Store. Apparently, China's mobile gamers are hungry for location-based AR gaming and Let's Hunt Monsters is their first real taste of the genre from a major publisher. 

According to Sensor Tower, Pokémon GO is expected to eventually launch in the Chinese market through a partnership with Tencent rival NetEase, but concrete plans have yet to emerge. A likely contributor to the delay is the western version's reliance on Google Maps, which is banned in the country. This leaves the door open temporarily for competitors who can partner with Chinese publishers and data providers to capitalize on this demand.

Before Pokémon GO actually get released in China, Tentent's Let's Hunt Monsters will definitely get more gross since it's the only location-based AR game for Chinese gamers. And we will stay tuned on the upcoming news. In addition, we offer you best app rank boosting services and tips. Stay tuned on our site for more!