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Brazil Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020

Brazil Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020

Last update: 17 Oct 2020 CET
Brazil Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020 for Android

Brazil is young, vibrant, and vast. With a population in excess of 212 million people, it is not only Latin America’s most populous country, it is also one of the most youthful countries in the world, with over 69% of citizens falling below the age of 30. For the mobile app market – which is driven by more recent and technologically inclined generations – this portends great things. Indeed, indie gaming app developers are already thriving in Brazil. And some of the big boys, such as Globo, have taken notice.

In this article, we will provide a number of detailed mobile games statistics and insights into the Brazil Android game market with focus on mobile games only. We will cover a number of topics, including: how many Brazilian game publishers exist on the Google Play Store, how many mobile games they have released, and how Brazilian mobile games have performed compared to the global average. The data is aggregated based on address, such that only major game publishers and ones with valid Brazilian addresses on the Android market have been considered. Furthermore, all download statistics are estimates.

How Many Mobile Game Publishers Are from Brazil?

There are more than 2,064 Brazilian publishers on Google Play out of all 169,128 game publishers. One of the biggest Brazilian publishers are Tapps Games, Top Free Games., Virtua Games - Jogo de Moto e Carro - Bike Games, SOCEM, Thetis Games and Flight Simulators, PlayKids Inc, SOTEC APPS, Maiworm Digital Strategy, Dynamic Games Entretenimento Ltda, Jogatina.com . Overall 1% of all game publishers on Google Play are from Brazil. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

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Brazilian
Publishers
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Total
Publishers

How Many Mobile Games Are from Brazilian Publishers?

There are more than 5,438 games from Brazilian publishers on Google Play out of the 431,694 games. Mobile Games with most downloads of Brazilian publishers are PK XD - Explore and Play with your Friends!, Papers Grade Please!, Crafty Lands - Craft Build and Explore Worlds, Rebaixados Elite Brasil, The Road Driver - Truck and Bus Simulator, Elite MotoVlog, World Truck Driving Simulator, MEDIAFLIX Plus: Filmes & Séries, Gartic, Cartola FC . 1% of all mobile games on Google Play are from Brazilian publishers. Filter for mobile games by publisher country with our tool here.

Percentage
Globally
Brazilian Mobile Games
vs
Total Mobile Games

How Are Mobile Games from Brazilian Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 5,438 games from Brazilian publishers on Google Play is 3.86 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all mobile games which is 3.70. Mobile Games from Brazilian publishers on Google Play have on average 5,983 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all games, which is 6,244 ratings. Sort by the best rated game or by the game with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Brazilian Mobile Games
3.86 stars
Average #Ratings of
Brazilian Mobile Games
Average rating of
All Mobile Games
3.70 stars
Average #Ratings of
All Mobile Games

How Many Downloads Do Mobile Game from Brazilian Publishers Get?

Mobile Games by Brazilian publishers have an average of 401.92k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all mobile games which is 423.12k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

Download Statistics
Average Downloads Per Brazilian Mobile Game
Average Downloads Per Mobile Game

How Do Brazilian Mobile Games Monetize?

8% of games by Brazilian publishers are paid. That is a higher value of paid mobile games compared to the overall games, where 5% are paid. 69% of games by Brazilian publishers include ads. That is a lower value compared to the whole world, where 73% games have ads. 24% of games by Brazilian publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 20% of games.

Paid Mobile Games Brazilian Paid Mobile Games8% Overall Paid Mobile Games5%
Ads Brazilian Include Ads69% Overall Include Ads73%
In-App Billing Brazilian In-App Billing24% Overall In-App Billing20%

Do Brazilian Mobile Games Publishers Release on both iOS and Android?

17% of games of Brazilian publishers are available on both Google Play and iTunes. But overall they put less effort in publishing on both stores, compared to the average publisher with 18%. Use our iOS to Android Matching API or Android to iOS Matching API to find the same app across stores.

Brazilian Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores
Overall Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores

Who Are the Top 15 Brazilian Mobile Game Publishers Based on Downloads?

The following are the top publishers from Brazil that accumulated most downloads.

1 Tapps Games

Tapps Games is on position 1 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. Tapps Games is a Brazilian mobile gaming app developer founded in 2010. They are composed of a team of passionate professionals focused on making the world a bit more fun every day. They make it a point to put a lot of heart into everything they do. Tapps Games has developed the mobile gaming apps Bid Wars - Storage Auctions and Pawn Shop Tycoon, Vlogger Go Viral - Tuber Game, Do Not Disturb - A Game for Real Pranksters!, My Virtual Pet Shop - Cute Animal Care Game, and more. They own 220 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 505.91m+ times.

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220
2 Top Free Games.

Top Free Games. is on position 2 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. Top Free Games. is a mobile gaming app developer based in Brazil. Top Free Games. has published Bike Race Free - Top Motorcycle Racing Games, Bike Race Pro by T. F. Games, and Racing Penguin - Flying Free. They own 2 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 187.19m+ times.

187.19m+
2
3 Virtua Games - Jogo de Moto e Carro - Bike Games

Virtua Games - Jogo de Moto e Carro - Bike Games is on position 3 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. They own 15 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 150.96m+ times.

150.96m+
15
4 SOCEM

SOCEM is on position 4 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. They own 15 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 89.06m+ times.

89.06m+
15
5 Thetis Games and Flight Simulators

Thetis Games and Flight Simulators is on position 5 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. Thetis Games and Flight Simulators is a mobile gaming app developer based in Brazil. They specialize in the development of simulation games. Thetis Games and Flight Simulators is responsible for publishing Truck Simulator America 2 Free, Grand Heist Online 2 Free - Rock City, Space Shuttle Simulator Free, Space Shuttle Simulator Free, and more. They own 39 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 72.34m+ times.

72.34m+
39
6 PlayKids Inc

PlayKids Inc is on position 6 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. They own 5 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 70.05m+ times.

70.05m+
5
7 SOTEC APPS

SOTEC APPS is on position 7 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. They own 6 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 64.31m+ times.

64.31m+
6
8 Maiworm Digital Strategy

Maiworm Digital Strategy is on position 8 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. They own 2 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 63.02m+ times.

63.02m+
2
9 Dynamic Games Entretenimento Ltda

Dynamic Games Entretenimento Ltda is on position 9 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. They own 15 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 54.18m+ times.

54.18m+
15
10 Jogatina.com

Jogatina.com is on position 10 of the biggest Brazilian game publishers. Jogatina.com is a Brazilian mobile gaming app developer founded in 2006. It is their goal to make fun products for their users that enable them to find friends, make new friends, and share unique moments. Jogatina.com has developed mobile gaming apps like Spades Free: A Free Card Games For Addict Players, Euchre Free: Classic Card Games For Addict Players, Mahjong Shanghai Jogatina 2: Solitaire Board Game, Buraco Canasta Jogatina: Card Games For Free, and more. They own 11 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 53.53m+ times.

53.53m+
11

What Are the Most Used SDKs by Brazilian Mobile Game Publishers?

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Brazil game publishers. To find out which mobile games integrate the following SDK use our App Market Explorer. We have also aggregated the worldwide Top Ad Network SDKs and other categories.

1 Google Ads AdMob

67% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 3,043 games. Google Ads AdMob is a mobile advertising platform that enables users to monetize their mobile applications via in-app advertising. AdMob is based on the Google Mobile Ads SDK and serves over 200 billion ad requests a month, with over 1 million advertisers and 1 million apps currently running on the AdMob mobile ad network.

67
3043
2 Google Firebase

56% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have Google Firebase integrated. In total 2,550 games. Firebase is a mobile and web application development platform SDK that gives app builders the ability to develop their apps faster, without worrying about infrastructure. It includes functionalities like analytics, databases, messaging and crash reporting so developers can move quickly and focus on their users.

56
2550
3 Unity3D

48% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have Unity3D integrated. In total 2,182 games.

48
2182
4 FMOD

48% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have FMOD integrated. In total 2,181 games.

48
2181
5 Android Support Library V4

38% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 1,726 games. Android Support Library V4, developed by Google’s Android team, is a platform that helps app developers manage the release of new API versions. Rather than developing code to handle the provisioning of new features on earlier releases, developers can leverage Android Support Library V4 to provide that compatibility layer.

38
1726
6 Google Play In-app billing

37% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have Google Play In-app billing integrated. In total 1,664 games. Google Play In-App Billing is an SDK that lets developers sell digital content on Android applications. It can be used to sell one-time products, rewarded products, subscriptions, and more.

37
1664
7 Google Play Game Services

34% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have Google Play Game Services integrated. In total 1,545 games. Google Play Game Services is an SDK that provides cross-platform services that gives app developers the ability to easily integrate popular gaming features such as achievements, leaderboards, Saved Games, and real-time multiplayer on their tablet and mobile games.

34
1545
8 Google Drive SDK

34% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have Google Drive SDK integrated. In total 1,528 games. The Google Drive SDK makes it possible for app developers to create mobile, web, and desktop apps that leverage Google Drive cloud storage. This includes reading, writing, and syncing files in Google Drive.

34
1528
9 Unity Ads

28% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have Unity Ads integrated. In total 1,284 games. The Unity Ads SDK helps publishers integrate especially video advertisements, aimed at maximizing revenue and improving user experience, into their games. Unity Ads gives developers the ability to offer users a variety of rewards in exchange for watching videos, such as additional “life,” currency, score increases, etc.

28
1284
10 gson

16% of mobile games from Brazilian publishers have gson integrated. In total 747 games. Gson is a Google-developed Java library that app developers can leverage to convert Java Objects into their JSON representation, and vice versa. It works with arbitrary Java objects, including pre-existing objects of which developers do not have the source-code.

16
747

What Are the Most Used Android Mobile Games Permissions by Brazilian Publishers?

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Brazil mobile games publishers. Use our App Market Explorer to filter the Google Play Store by mobile games with specific permissions.

1 Internet Access

android.permission.INTERNET makes it possible for app publishers to create network sockets and use custom network protocols within their apps. This permission is not required for internet connection however, as the mobile browser provides all apps with the ability to send data to the internet. 91% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 4,935 games.

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2 Network Information Access

The android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE permission can be leveraged by app developers to enable their apps to view information about network connections. This information includes such things as which networks exist and which already have connections. 80% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 4,366 games.

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3 Phone Sleep Mode Preventation

android.permission.WAKE_LOCK gives apps the ability to prevent the phone they are running on from going into sleep mode. This is good for apps, like YouTube, that get extended periods of engagement that do not necessarily require the user to touch the screen or otherwise interact physically with the device. 41% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 2,240 games.

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2240
4 Write External Storage

android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE makes it possible for app developers to enable their apps to modify or delete the contents of users’ SD cards. 32% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 1,764 games.

32
1764
5 Billing

The com.android.vending.BILLING permission is required for the integration of billing in android applications. 31% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Billing permission. Total 1,667 games.

31
1667
6 Vibration

android.permission.VIBRATE makes it possible for app builders to give their apps control over the vibrating function of the devices they are running on. 23% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 1,269 games.

23
1269
7 Wifi Information Access

App publishers can leverage android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE to enable their app to view information about Wi-Fi networking. This includes whether Wi-Fi is enabled and the names of the connected Wi-Fi devices. 23% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 1,249 games.

23
1249
8 Read External Storage

The android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE permission allows app developers to enable their apps to read the contents of user SD cards. 22% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 1,205 games.

22
1205
9 Push Notification

com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE can be used within apps to allow them to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app’s service. It should be noted however, that using this service will incur data usage, and malicious apps could cause excess data usage. 21% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 1,156 games.

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10 Install Referrer

Apps often advertise other apps. By leveraging com.google.android.finsky.permission.BIND_GET_INSTALL_REFERRER_SERVICE apps can make sure that installs of other apps launched via their ads are properly attributed. 18% of the games from Brazilian publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 1,001 games.

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What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Brazil?

The following shows the official Google Play mobile games top chart of Brazil. 7% of the top games in Brazil are from Brazilian game publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Brazil's Grossing Top Chart?

The following shows the official Google Play Grossing mobile games chart of Brazil. There are no games from Brazilian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Arcade Mobile Games in Brazil's Top Chart?

The following shows the official Google Play Arcade mobile games chart of Brazil. There are no games from Brazilian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Casual Mobile Games in Brazil?

The following shows the official Google Play casual mobile games chart of Brazil. There are no games from Brazilian publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Racing Mobile Games in Brazil?

The following shows the official Google Play racing mobile games chart of Brazil. 7% of the top racing games in Brazil are from Brazilian game publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Action Mobile Games in Brazil?

The following shows the official Google Play action mobile games chart of Brazil. 7% of the top action games in Brazil are from Brazilian game publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Simulation Mobile Games in Brazil?

The following shows the official Google Play simulation mobile games chart of Brazil. 7% of the top simulations games in Brazil are from Brazilian game publishers. See the full chart here.

What Are the Top 15 Highest Ranked Strategy Mobile Games in Brazil?

The following shows the official Google Play stranegy mobile games chart of Brazil. There are no games from Brazilian publishers. See the full chart here.