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Philippines Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020

Philippines Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020

Last update: 24 May 2020 CET
Philippines Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020 for Android

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 449 Filipino publishers on Google Play out of all 161,759 game publishers. One of the biggest Filipino publishers are Monstronauts Inc., Ranida Games, Most Played Games, Big Giant Games, TATAY, Polychroma Games, Colorful Piano, Kuyi Mobile, Jayson Tamayo, iFGames . Less than 1% of all game publishers on Google Play are from Philippines. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

Percentage
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Filipino
Publishers
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Total
Publishers

How Many Mobile Games Are from Filipino Publishers?

There are more than 1,298 games from Filipino publishers on Google Play out of the 424,546 games. Mobile Games with most downloads of Filipino publishers are . 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.

Percentage
Globally
Filipino Mobile Games
vs
Total Mobile Games

How Are Mobile Games from Filipino Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 1,298 games from Filipino publishers on Google Play is 3.50 out of 5 stars. This is less than the overall average rating of all mobile games of 3.63 stars. Mobile Games from Filipino publishers on Google Play have on average 1,015 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all games, which is 5,958 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
3.50 stars
Average #Ratings of
Filipino Mobile Games
Average rating of
All Mobile Games
3.63 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 72.85k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all mobile games which is 389.77k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

Download Statistics
Average Downloads Per Filipino Mobile Game
Average Downloads Per Mobile Game

How Do Filipino Mobile Games Monetize?

3% of games by Filipino publishers are paid. That is a lower value of paid mobile games compared to the overall games, where 5% are paid. 79% of games by Filipino publishers include ads. That is a higher value compared to the whole world, where 73% games have ads. 22% of games by Filipino publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 20% of games.

Paid Mobile Games Filipino Paid Mobile Games3% Overall Paid Mobile Games5%
Ads Filipino Include Ads79% Overall Include Ads73%
In-App Billing Filipino In-App Billing22% Overall In-App Billing20%

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

11% 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 18%. 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.

1 Monstronauts Inc.

Monstronauts Inc. is on position 1 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 3 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 13.83m+ times.

13.83m+
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2 Ranida Games

Ranida Games is on position 2 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 11 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 10.09m+ times.

10.09m+
11
3 Most Played Games

Most Played Games is on position 3 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 9.81m+ times.

9.81m+
26
4 Big Giant Games

Big Giant Games is on position 4 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 8.37m+ times.

8.37m+
2
5 TATAY

TATAY is on position 5 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 7 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 6.66m+ times.

6.66m+
7
6 Polychroma Games

Polychroma Games is on position 6 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 4.99m+ times.

4.99m+
1
7 Colorful Piano

Colorful Piano is on position 7 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. Colorful Piano is a Filipino mobile games developer. Colorful Piano is behind Piano Music Tiles 2 - Free Music Games and Music Tiles 4: Piano Games. They own 2 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 5.25m+ times.

5.25m+
2
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 6 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 4m+ times.

4m+
6
9 Jayson Tamayo

Jayson Tamayo is on position 9 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 2.4m+ times.

2.4m+
16
10 iFGames

iFGames is on position 10 of the biggest Filipino game publishers. iFGames is a mobile games studio based in the Philippines. Their goal is to create the most wonderful content for kids from all over the world. iFGames has developed and published Ice Princess Royal Wedding, Rockstar Girl – High School Rock Band Mania, and Candy Princess - Girl Dress Up. They own 3 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 2.15m+ times.

2.15m+
3

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.

1 Google Ads AdMob

72% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 832 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.

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832
2 Firebase

63% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Firebase integrated. In total 722 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.

63
722
3 Google Play In-app billing

49% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Play In-app billing integrated. In total 567 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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567
4 Android Support Library V4

48% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 548 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.

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548
5 FMOD

46% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have FMOD integrated. In total 528 games.

46
528
6 Unity3D

46% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Unity3D integrated. In total 528 games.

46
528
7 Google Play Game Services

34% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Play Game Services integrated. In total 391 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
391
8 Google Drive SDK

33% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Drive SDK integrated. In total 380 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.

33
380
9 Facebook

30% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Facebook integrated. In total 351 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.

30
351
10 Google Analytics

28% of mobile games from Filipino publishers have Google Analytics integrated. In total 322 games. Google Analytics is an analytics SDK that enables app developers to measure user interactions on their app. It is designed to give developers the tools necessary to collect, configure, and analyze data in order to reach the right audience.

28
322

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.

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 Filipino publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 1,180 games.

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1180
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. 86% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 1,112 games.

86
1112
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. 48% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 620 games.

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620
4 Billing

The com.android.vending.BILLING permission is required for the integration of billing in android applications. 44% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Billing permission. Total 568 games.

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568
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. 44% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 565 games.

44
565
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. 38% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 493 games.

38
493
7 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. 28% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 368 games.

28
368
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. 25% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 326 games.

25
326
9 Course Location Access

App publishers can use android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION within their apps to give them the ability to generate the approximate location of the devices they are running on. This location is generated by a combination of location services, including network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. Similar to the android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION permission, these location services must be enabled by the user for the app to use them. 20% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Course Location Access permission. Total 260 games.

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260
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. 19% of the games from Filipino publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 246 games.

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246

What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Philippines?

The following shows the official Google Play mobile games top chart of Philippines. There are no games from Filipino 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.