Report reveals Game of War dominates market with double the ARPPU of nearest rival

Which mobile games really have the biggest spenders?

Research firm Slice Intelligence has revealed the average amount mobile players spend on in-app purchases in the most popular titles over a year, with Machine Zone’s flagship title raking in the most.

The average revenue per paying user for Game of War: Fire Age is $549.69. That’s more than $270 ahead of the second highest ARPPU: Com2Us’ Summoners War, which rakes in an average of $272.41 per year from its spending players. The third highest earning game is Big Fish’s Casion Free Slots at $232.67.

Some of the leading names are lower in the list than you might expect. King’s highest ARPPU is Candy Crush Soda Saga at $66.24, followed by the original Candy Crush at $61.49. 

Supercell, meanwhile, fares well with Boom Beach’s ARPPU at $117.91 and Clash of Clans at $112.99. However, the very similar Castle Clash by is outperforming both with an average spend of $202.26.

You can check out the full rankings in the infographic below:

Slice Intelligence reports that the average paying player on mobile spends $86.50. That’s actually behind the ARPPU for consoles, which stands at $91.58, according to VentureBeat.

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