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Hong Kong Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2021

Hong Kong Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2021

Last update: 04 Mar 2021 CET
Hong Kong Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2021 for Android

Hong Kong is not a big country. But what it lacks in population, it makes up for in spades when it comes to productivity. Their mobile gaming industry is a great example of this economic fecundity. Indeed, Hong Kong is home to such developers as Cheetah Games, Ivy, Candy Mobile, DroidHen, and Libii.

In this article, we will provide a number of detailed mobile games statistics and insights into the Hong Kong Android game market with focus on mobile games only. We will cover a number of topics, including: how many Hong Kong game publishers exist on the Google Play Store, how many mobile games they have released, and how Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong addresses on the Android market have been considered. Furthermore, all download statistics are estimates.

How Many Mobile Game Publishers Are from Hong Kong?

There are more than 1,422 Hong Kong publishers on Google Play out of all 172,562 game publishers. One of the biggest Hong Kong publishers are TerranDroid, Candy Mobile, MOUNTAIN GAME, NetEase Games, gameone, Focus apps, Tap Happy, Mobileguru, IVYGAMES, Better Life - Color and Draw . Less than 1% of all game publishers on Google Play are from Hong Kong. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

Percentage
Globally
Hong Kong
Publishers
vs
Total
Publishers

How Many Mobile Games Are from Hong Kong Publishers?

There are more than 5,200 games from Hong Kong publishers on Google Play out of the 442,863 games. Mobile Games with most downloads of Hong Kong publishers are 三國志・戰略版(港澳版) . 1% of all mobile games on Google Play are from Hong Kong publishers. Filter for mobile games by publisher country with our tool here.

Percentage
Globally
Hong Kong Mobile Games
vs
Total Mobile Games

How Are Mobile Games from Hong Kong Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 5,200 games from Hong Kong publishers on Google Play is 3.90 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all mobile games which is 3.77. Mobile Games from Hong Kong publishers on Google Play have on average 24,613 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all games, which is 6,379 ratings. Sort by the best rated game or by the game with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Hong Kong Mobile Games
3.90 stars
Average #Ratings of
Hong Kong Mobile Games
Average rating of
All Mobile Games
3.77 stars
Average #Ratings of
All Mobile Games

How Many Downloads Do Mobile Game from Hong Kong Publishers Get?

Mobile Games by Hong Kong publishers have an average of 1.91m downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all mobile games which is 452.91k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

Download Statistics
Average Downloads Per Hong Kong Mobile Game
Average Downloads Per Mobile Game

How Do Hong Kong Mobile Games Monetize?

3% of games by Hong Kong publishers are paid. That is a lower value of paid mobile games compared to the overall games, where 5% are paid. 68% of games by Hong Kong publishers include ads. That is a lower value compared to the whole world, where 73% games have ads. 56% of games by Hong Kong publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 21% of games.

Paid Mobile Games Hong Kong Paid Mobile Games3% Overall Paid Mobile Games5%
Ads Hong Kong Include Ads68% Overall Include Ads73%
In-App Billing Hong Kong In-App Billing56% Overall In-App Billing21%

Do Hong Kong Mobile Games Publishers Release on both iOS and Android?

35% of games of Hong Kong publishers are available on both Google Play and iTunes. Overall they put more 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.

Hong Kong Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores
Overall Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores

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

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

1 TerranDroid

TerranDroid is on position 1 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. TerranDroid is a mobile games publisher based in Hong Kong. TerranDroid has developed the apps Turbo Driving Racing 3D, Word Spot, Pool Billiards Pro, Burger Star, and more. They own 29 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 599.88m+ times.

599.88m+
29
2 Candy Mobile

Candy Mobile is on position 2 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. Candy Mobile is a Hong Kong based mobile games developer and publisher. Candy Mobile has created a variety of apps, including Block Puzzle, Coloring Book - Color by Number & Paint by Number, Tear It Down, Roller Rush, and more. They own 26 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 387.69m+ times.

387.69m+
26
3 MOUNTAIN GAME

MOUNTAIN GAME is on position 3 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. MOUNTAIN GAME produces mobile games. Based in Hong Kong, they specialize in creating billiards-focused apps. MOUNTAIN GAME has published Pooking - Billiards City and Billiards Nation. They own 2 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 264.85m+ times.

264.85m+
2
4 NetEase Games

NetEase Games is on position 4 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. NetEase Games is a Chinese Internet technology company and games developer that provides online services centered on content, community, communications, and commerce. The company was founded in 1997. NetEase Games is responsible for EVE Echoes (Early Access), Super Mecha Champions, Knives Out-No rules, just fight!; Stick Fight: The Game Mobile, and more. They own 50 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 262.84m+ times.

262.84m+
50
5 gameone

gameone is on position 5 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. gameone is an integrated game developer, operator, and publisher focused on the Hong Kong and Taiwan markets. They were founded in 1999. gameone has produced a number of apps, such as Candy Smash Mania, Candy Witch - Match 3 Puzzle Free Games, Color Hockey, Cookie Mania - Sweet Match 3 Puzzle, and more. They own 25 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 257.01m+ times.

257.01m+
25
6 Focus apps

Focus apps is on position 6 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. They own 9 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 240.55m+ times.

240.55m+
9
7 Tap Happy

Tap Happy is on position 7 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. Tap Happy creates mobile gaming apps. They are based in Hong Kong. Tap Happy has developed and published such apps as 🐰🐼Baby Tailor 3 - Crazy Animals, 💜Cotton Candy Shop - Cooking Game🍬, 👸💄Princess Makeup Salon, ✂️🧵Baby Tailor 2 - Fun Game For Kids, and more. They own 52 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 205.92m+ times.

205.92m+
52
8 Mobileguru

Mobileguru is on position 8 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. Mobileguru produces gaming apps. The company is based in Hong Kong. Mobileguru has developed Candy Fever, Fruits Bomb, Sweet Fever, Sweet Candy Bomb, and more. They own 13 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 160.46m+ times.

160.46m+
13
9 IVYGAMES

IVYGAMES is on position 9 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. They own 17 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 154.24m+ times.

154.24m+
17
10 Better Life - Color and Draw

Better Life - Color and Draw is on position 10 of the biggest Hong Kong game publishers. They own 7 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 153.88m+ times.

153.88m+
7

What Are the Most Used SDKs by Hong Kong Mobile Game Publishers?

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Hong Kong 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 Firebase

77% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have Google Firebase integrated. In total 3,472 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.

77
3472
2 Google Ads AdMob

73% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 3,261 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.

73
3261
3 Google Play In-app billing

59% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have Google Play In-app billing integrated. In total 2,665 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.

59
2665
4 Facebook

58% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have Facebook integrated. In total 2,624 games. Facebook offers an SDK that helps app developers build engaging social apps and get more installs. The SDK enables everything from powerful analytics, to Facebook’s secure login feature, to Facebook ads.

58
2624
5 FMOD

54% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have FMOD integrated. In total 2,434 games.

54
2434
6 Unity3D

54% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have Unity3D integrated. In total 2,407 games.

54
2407
7 Unity Ads

48% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have Unity Ads integrated. In total 2,153 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.

48
2153
8 Facebook Audience Network

41% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have Facebook Audience Network integrated. In total 1,833 games. Audience Network is an in-app advertising network for mobile applications. Advertisers using the Facebook Audience Network SDK are able to deliver their ads beyond the Facebook platform, while taking full advantage of Facebook’s robust ad system.

41
1833
9 OkHttp

39% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have OkHttp integrated. In total 1,736 games. OkHttp is an open source project designed to be an efficient HTTP client. It's also easy to use. OkHttp’s request/response API is designed with fluent builders and immutability. It supports both synchronous blocking calls and async calls with callbacks.

39
1736
10 gson

38% of mobile games from Hong Kong publishers have gson integrated. In total 1,721 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.

38
1721

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

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Hong Kong 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. 97% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 5,051 games.

97
5051
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. 95% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 4,953 games.

95
4953
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. 75% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 3,877 games.

75
3877
4 Billing

The com.android.vending.BILLING permission is required for the integration of billing in android applications. 72% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Billing permission. Total 3,743 games.

72
3743
5 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. 68% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 3,549 games.

68
3549
6 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. 64% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 3,319 games.

64
3319
7 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. 57% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 2,949 games.

57
2949
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. 49% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 2,549 games.

49
2549
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. 47% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 2,418 games.

47
2418
10 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. 44% of the games from Hong Kong publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 2,266 games.

44
2266

What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Hong Kong?

The following shows the official Google Play mobile games top chart of Hong Kong. 14% of the top games in Hong Kong are from Hong Kong game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play Grossing mobile games chart of Hong Kong. 43% of the top grossing games in Hong Kong are from Hong Kong game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play Arcade mobile games chart of Hong Kong. 43% of the top arcade games in Hong Kong are from Hong Kong game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play racing mobile games chart of Hong Kong. There are no games from Hong Kong publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play action mobile games chart of Hong Kong. 14% of the top action games in Hong Kong are from Hong Kong game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play simulation mobile games chart of Hong Kong. 29% of the top simulations games in Hong Kong are from Hong Kong game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play stranegy mobile games chart of Hong Kong. 57% of the top strategy games in Hong Kong are from Hong Kong game publishers. See the full chart here.