In the two weeks following the launch of Dragalia Lost, Nintendo’s newest title, the game has earned $16 million in revenue from the iOS App Store and Google Play, according to estimates from app analytics site Sensor Tower.
$13.5 million of the $16 million in revenue has come from Japan and the United States, with the game now ranking third when it comes to revenue earned by Nintendo mobile titles.
During the first two weeks of availability, Fire Emblem Heroes earned $34 million, Super Mario Run earned $15.6 million, and Animal Crossing earned $9.8 million.
Dragalia Lost, unsurprisingly, is performing best in Japan. 69 [...]
Nintendo’s newest mobile game, Dragalia Lost, is now available on both Android and iOS devices in the United States, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau.
Dragalia Lost is an original action RPG that was developed by Nintendo and Japanese mobile game developer Cygames. In the swipe-based game, players are tasked with conquering their enemies using powerful attacks and special skills.
Players will control several characters who are able to transform into dragons to unleash their power on enemies. In addition to battling monsters, players will also need to develop a holy citadel for dragon training.
Limited time multiplayer raid battles are available [...]
Following an announcement in April, Nintendo’s next mobile game Dragalia Lost will officially launch on iOS and Android devices on September 27 in the United States, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau (via Engadget). The company tweeted the news late last night, also confirming that the mobile game will be getting a Nintendo Direct of its own later tonight at 8:30 p.m. PT.
In the reveal earlier in the year, Nintendo described Dragalia Lost as an „original action RPG,“ co-developed by Nintendo and Japanese mobile developer Cygames. Otherwise, not much is known about the game besides that it will be an RPG, but we should know more tonight following the [...]
Nintendo’s next president, Shuntaro Furukawa, will make smartphone gaming a priority when he takes the helm of the company this June. In a new interview with Nikkei, Furukawa said that he envisions a future where Nintendo’s smartphone gaming arm can become a 100 billion yen ($910 million) business. In fiscal 2017, the segment including mobile games grossed 39.3 billion yen.
To do this, Furukawa plans to increase the output of smartphone gaming apps for iOS and Android devices, as well as launch a singular app that surges in popularity. Outgoing Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima referenced Pokémon Go as an inspiration for this plan. Pokémon Go was a [...]