Who else is having a crazy f’in week right now? Lol.
Turns out game development isn’t easy. Who knew?
Fortunately, we’ve got a lot of super cool stuff cooking in our game. I can’t wait to show more in a very long time from now. 🙂
This week, we take a quick look at the Japanese mobile game Jujutsu Kaisen Phantom Parade, based on the popular Japanese manga by Gege Akutami.
Top 10 Charts
- Jujutsu Kaisen Phantom Parade has hit #1 in top worldwide revenue, available only in Japan.
- Spider Fighting: Rope Game hits #1 in top downloads. This is another of these somewhat suss games that is getting tons of downloads.
- It’s like a fake Spiderman game with a ton of ad monetization baked in.
- Someone had mentioned a theory to me that this kind of admon is being used by shadowy figures to clean money – washing dirty money on the UA side for clean admon money paid out by ad networks. Who knows?
- Soul Knight Prequel is an old-school PVE ARPG in 8-bit art style.
- Chinese market is the most volatile for downloads.
Top 10 Mobile Publishers
- Behold the power of Jujutsu Kaisen Phantom Parade aka PhanPara, it single-handedly got CyberAgent into the Top 10.
Top 5 Mobile Trending
- That #1 biggest revenue increase game is Dragonball Legends.
Top 10 Steam Games Sellers
- Damn, that Lethal Company dude is still making bank.
- Red Dead and Forza made huge gains this week.
🔦 Spotlight | Jujutsu Kaisen Phantom Parade #1 top revenue worldwide
Jujutsu Kaisen is a popular Japanese manga that was launched in 2018. The storyline focuses on battles between Jujutsu sorcerers and cursed spirits.
The game was developed by CyberAgent subsidiary Sumzap and launched on November 21, 2023, for both Android and iOS.
Checkout the gameplay below:
According to data.ai estimates, the game has achieved about 3.9M downloads and $33.5M in net revenue from Japan alone from Nov 20 to Nov 27.
- Sumzap Announces the First Smartphone Game Based on the TV Anime JUJUTSU KAISEN: JUJUTSU KAISEN phantom parade
- Jujutsu Kaisen Phantom Parade: Release date, gameplay, pre-registration
- Jujutsu Kaisen Phantom Parade Will Arrive on Mobile in 2022
- Wikipedia: Jujutsu Kaisen
- Jujutsu Kaisen: Phantom Parade Has November 2023 Release Window