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Philippines Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2021

Philippines Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2021 for Android
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In the Philippines, as in many countries, mobile gaming is fast becoming consumers’ preferred mode of gaming. While developers like Monstronauts Inc., Ranida Games, and Most Played Games currently carry the torch for Filipino developers, competition is getting stiff and the future of the Filipino mobile games industry is bright.

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

How Many Mobile Game Publishers Are from Philippines?

There are more than 442 Filipino publishers on Google Play out of all 167,405 game publishers. One of the biggest Filipino publishers are Unicorn Game Studio, Monstronauts Inc., Big Giant Games, Ranida Games, Most Played Games, TATAY, Polychroma Games, Kuyi Mobile, Remy Games, Jayson Tamayo . Less than 1% of all game publishers on Google Play are from Philippines. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

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Filipino
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Total
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How Many Mobile Games Are from Filipino Publishers?

There are more than 1,150 games from Filipino publishers on Google Play out of the 439,883 games. Mobile Games with most downloads of Filipino publishers are Big Win Casino - Lucky 9 Tongits Pusoy, Pusoy Fun-13 cards tongits card games online, Imposter Smashers - Fun io games, Flying Baby, Basketball Slam 2021 - Basketball Game, Manok Na Pula - Multiplayer . Less than 1% of all mobile games on Google Play are from Filipino publishers. Filter for mobile games by publisher country with our tool here.

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Filipino Mobile Games
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Total Mobile Games

How Are Mobile Games from Filipino Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 1,150 games from Filipino publishers on Google Play is 3.85 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all mobile games which is 3.83. Mobile Games from Filipino publishers on Google Play have on average 1,353 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all games, which is 6,875 ratings. Sort by the best rated game or by the game with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Filipino Mobile Games
3.85 stars
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Filipino Mobile Games
Average rating of
All Mobile Games
3.83 stars
Average #Ratings of
All Mobile Games

How Many Downloads Do Mobile Game from Filipino Publishers Get?

Mobile Games by Filipino publishers have an average of 127.96k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all mobile games which is 502.75k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

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Average Downloads Per Filipino Mobile Game
Average Downloads Per Mobile Game

How Do Filipino Mobile Games Monetize?

2% of games by Filipino publishers are paid. That is a lower value of paid mobile games compared to the overall games, where 4% are paid. 83% of games by Filipino publishers include ads. That is a higher value compared to the whole world, where 73% games have ads. 31% of games by Filipino publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 21% of games.

Paid Mobile Games monetization paid Filipino Paid Mobile Games2% Overall Paid Mobile Games4%
Ads monetization ads Filipino Include Ads83% Overall Include Ads73%
In-App Billing monetization iap Filipino In-App Billing31% Overall In-App Billing21%

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

15% of games of Filipino 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 20%. Use our iOS to Android Matching API or Android to iOS Matching API to find the same app across stores.

Filipino Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores
Overall Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores

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

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

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1 Unicorn Game Studio

Unicorn Game Studio is on position 1 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. They own 22 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 39.7m+ times.

39.7m+
22
2 Monstronauts Inc.

Monstronauts Inc. is on position 2 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. Monstronauts Inc., which was founded in 2015, is a quirky game development studio with a lot of imagination. They would rather describe themselves as a bunch of passionate geeks super obsessed with creating fun games. Monstronauts Inc. has developed and published the games Potion Punch 2: Fantasy Cooking Adventures, Potion Punch 2: Fantasy Cooking Adventures, Potion Punch, Rowan McPaddles: River Rush, and more. They own 4 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 16m+ times.

16m+
4
3 Big Giant Games

Big Giant Games is on position 3 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. Big Giant Games is a small team of independent game developers dedicated to creating fun, high-quality games. They are based in the Philippines. Big Giant Games has developed and published Prison Escape Puzzle: Adventure and Escape Puzzle: New Dawn Virus. They own 2 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 13.18m+ times.

13.18m+
2
4 Ranida Games

Ranida Games is on position 4 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. Ranida Games, which was founded in 2015, is a division of Ranida Studios Inc., an indie game development company based in San Pedro Laguna, Philippines. Ranida Games has published Basketball Slam 2020!, Dunk Perfect - Basketball Jam, Waaaaah! Shout Your Lungs Out!, Itanong Mo Kay Cong, and more. They own 9 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 11.93m+ times.

11.93m+
9
5 Most Played Games

Most Played Games is on position 5 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. Most Played Games, who are based in the Philippines, are the makers of simple and fun games played all over the world! Most Played Games has developed Flippy Bottle Extreme!, Flippy Bottle Extreme 2!, Flippy Bottle Origins, Master Shaker!, and more. They own 26 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 9.87m+ times.

9.87m+
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6 TATAY

TATAY is on position 6 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. TATAY develops cool flash and mobile games from the Philippines! TATAY is behind the apps Duterte Fighting Crime 2, Manok Na Pula - Online, Train to Gensan, Police Vs Zombies, and more. They own 6 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 8.54m+ times.

8.54m+
6
7 Polychroma Games

Polychroma Games is on position 7 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. Polychroma Games is a Filipino indie game studio. According to their Google Play publisher page, they are powered by a hamster and some magic fairy dust. Polychroma Games has developed the game Seen. They own a single game that has been downloaded more than 5.59m+ times.

5.59m+
1
8 Kuyi Mobile

Kuyi Mobile is on position 8 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. Kuyi Mobile is an independent game development company based in the Philippines, Focused on creating a new breed of mobile games, their mission is to create fun and engaging games that people of all ages can enjoy! Kuyi Mobile has developed and published Idle Startup Inc, Pocket Arcade, Pin vs Ball, App Tycoon, and more. They own 9 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 4.26m+ times.

4.26m+
9
9 Remy Games

Remy Games is on position 9 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. They own 10 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 3.53m+ times.

3.53m+
10
10 Jayson Tamayo

Jayson Tamayo is on position 10 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. Jayson Tamayo is a Filipino mobile games developer that produces some of the most downloaded educational reviewer apps. Jayson Tamayo has published the games Pinoy Henyo LITE, Kids' Trainer for Heads Up!, Heads Up! for Adults Trainer, Pinoy Henyo, and more. They own 16 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 2.56m+ times.

2.56m+
16

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

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Philippines 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.

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1 sdk icon Google Ads AdMob

73% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 783 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
783
2 sdk icon Google Firebase

71% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Firebase integrated. In total 756 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.

71
756
3 FMOD

50% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have FMOD integrated. In total 535 games.

50
535
4 Unity3D

50% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Unity3D integrated. In total 535 games.

50
535
5 sdk icon Google Play In-app billing

45% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Play In-app billing integrated. In total 487 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.

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6 sdk icon Unity Ads

39% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Unity Ads integrated. In total 422 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.

39
422
7 sdk icon Facebook

34% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Facebook integrated. In total 365 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.

34
365
8 sdk icon Android Support Library V4

31% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 335 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.

31
335
9 sdk icon Google Play Game Services

29% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Play Game Services integrated. In total 310 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.

29
310
10 sdk icon Google Drive

28% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Drive integrated. In total 305 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.

28
305

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

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

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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. 94% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 1,077 games.

94
1077
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. 89% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 1,021 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. 58% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 672 games.

58
672
4 Billing

The com.android.vending.BILLING permission is required for the integration of billing in android applications. 50% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Billing permission. Total 574 games.

50
574
5 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. 42% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 484 games.

42
484
6 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. 37% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 422 games.

37
422
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. 33% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 381 games.

33
381
8 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. 29% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 338 games.

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338
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. 26% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 300 games.

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300
10 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. 23% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 268 games.

23
268

What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Philippines?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play action mobile games chart of Philippines. There are no games from Filipino publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play simulation mobile games chart of Philippines. There are no games from Filipino publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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