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Russia Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2021

Russia Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2021

Last update: 28 Jul 2021 CET
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There are over 70 million active gamers in Russia. Astonishingly, some 40 million of these are keen consumers of mobile gaming apps. In other words, Russia is a land of great opportunity for folks working either directly or tangentially in the mobile games space.

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

How Many Mobile Game Publishers Are from Russia?

There are more than 3,860 Russian publishers on Google Play out of all 166,345 game publishers. One of the biggest Russian publishers are HeroCraft Ltd., Kefir!, Best Dress Up Games For Girls, Playmax Game Studio, CarX Technologies LLC, GDCompany, ForgeGames, Fashion Games for Girls, ChaloApps, Anime Dress Up Games . Overall 2% of all game publishers on Google Play are from Russia. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

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Russian
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How Many Mobile Games Are from Russian Publishers?

There are more than 11,605 games from Russian publishers on Google Play out of the 440,456 games. Mobile Games with most downloads of Russian publishers are Super Pop It Simulator: ASMR Relax, Standoff 2, Durak Online, Millionaire 2021 - Free Trivia Quiz Offline Game, Racing in Car 2021 - POV traffic driving simulator, Hide Online - Hunters vs Props, Stickman Party: 1 2 3 4 Player Games Free, Special Forces Group 2, Whatcraft pixel games offline, Drag Racing: Streets . 3% of all mobile games on Google Play are from Russian publishers. Filter for mobile games by publisher country with our tool here.

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Russian Mobile Games
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How Are Mobile Games from Russian Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 11,605 games from Russian publishers on Google Play is 3.92 out of 5 stars. This is better than the overall average rating of all mobile games which is 3.83. Mobile Games from Russian publishers on Google Play have on average 6,255 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all games, which is 6,718 ratings. Sort by the best rated game or by the game with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

Average rating of
Russian Mobile Games
3.92 stars
Average #Ratings of
Russian Mobile Games
Average rating of
All Mobile Games
3.83 stars
Average #Ratings of
All Mobile Games

How Many Downloads Do Mobile Game from Russian Publishers Get?

Mobile Games by Russian publishers have an average of 489.72k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all mobile games which is 494.02k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

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Average Downloads Per Russian Mobile Game
Average Downloads Per Mobile Game

How Do Russian Mobile Games Monetize?

7% of games by Russian publishers are paid. That is a higher value of paid mobile games compared to the overall games, where 4% are paid. 72% of games by Russian publishers include ads. That is a lower value compared to the whole world, where 73% games have ads. 37% of games by Russian publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 21% of games.

Paid Mobile Games monetization paid Russian Paid Mobile Games7% Overall Paid Mobile Games4%
Ads monetization ads Russian Include Ads72% Overall Include Ads73%
In-App Billing monetization iap Russian In-App Billing37% Overall In-App Billing21%

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

22% of games of Russian 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 20%. Use our iOS to Android Matching API or Android to iOS Matching API to find the same app across stores.

Russian Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores
Overall Mobile Games
Available on Both Stores

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

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

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1 HeroCraft Ltd.

HeroCraft Ltd. is on position 1 of the biggest Russian game publishers. HeroCraft Ltd. is a Russian video game developer and publisher headquartered in Kaliningrad, with offices in Saint Petersburg, Krasnodar, Donetsk, and Novokuznetsk. They were established in 2002. HeroCraft Ltd. has developed the games Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf, Catch the Candy: Remastered, Ragdoll Rage: Heroes Arena, Red Ball 3: Jump for Love, and more. They own 59 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 193.55m+ times.

193.55m+
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2 Kefir!

Kefir! is on position 2 of the biggest Russian game publishers. Kefir! is a game studio famous for its hit games Russian Prison Mafia, Metro 2033, and Eastern Front. They are composed of over 100 talented, young people from all over Russia. Founded in 2009, their offices are located in Volgograd and Saint Petersburg. Kefir! is behind the games Forge of Glory: Match3 MMORPG & Action Puzzle Game, Last Day on Earth: Survival, and Grim Soul: Dark Fantasy Survival. They own 4 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 130.21m+ times.

130.21m+
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3 Best Dress Up Games For Girls

Best Dress Up Games For Girls is on position 3 of the biggest Russian game publishers. They own 24 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 125.4m+ times.

125.4m+
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4 Playmax Game Studio

Playmax Game Studio is on position 4 of the biggest Russian game publishers. They own a single game that has been downloaded more than 111.84m+ times.

111.84m+
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5 CarX Technologies, LLC

CarX Technologies, LLC is on position 5 of the biggest Russian game publishers. They own 5 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 109.6m+ times.

109.6m+
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6 GDCompany

GDCompany is on position 6 of the biggest Russian game publishers. GDCompany is a developer and publisher of mobile video games with offices in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. They are a team of talented developers with extensive experience working on AAA-class mobile and console projects. GDCompany has built the games Modern Warplanes: Wargame Shooter PvP Jet Warfare, FightNight Battle Royale: FPS Shooter, WORLD of SUBMARINES: Navy Shooter 3D Wargame, METAL MADNESS PvP: Car Shooter & Twisted Action, and more. They own 15 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 106.24m+ times.

106.24m+
15
7 ForgeGames

ForgeGames is on position 7 of the biggest Russian game publishers. ForgeGames is a mobile games developer based in Russia. ForgeGames has published the game Special Forces Group 2. They own a single game that has been downloaded more than 104.92m+ times.

104.92m+
1
8 Fashion Games for Girls

Fashion Games for Girls is on position 8 of the biggest Russian game publishers. They own 21 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 104.33m+ times.

104.33m+
21
9 ChaloApps

ChaloApps is on position 9 of the biggest Russian game publishers. They own 7 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 98.76m+ times.

98.76m+
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10 Anime Dress Up Games

Anime Dress Up Games is on position 10 of the biggest Russian game publishers. They own 14 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 87.78m+ times.

87.78m+
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What Are the Most Used SDKs by Russian Mobile Game Publishers?

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Russia 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

60% of mobile games from Russian publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 6,296 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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2 sdk icon Google Firebase

59% of mobile games from Russian publishers have Google Firebase integrated. In total 6,275 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.

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3 FMOD

59% of mobile games from Russian publishers have FMOD integrated. In total 6,269 games.

59
6269
4 Unity3D

59% of mobile games from Russian publishers have Unity3D integrated. In total 6,255 games.

59
6255
5 sdk icon Unity Ads

39% of mobile games from Russian publishers have Unity Ads integrated. In total 4,063 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.

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6 sdk icon Google Play In-app billing

36% of mobile games from Russian publishers have Google Play In-app billing integrated. In total 3,779 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.

36
3779
7 sdk icon Google Play Game Services

27% of mobile games from Russian publishers have Google Play Game Services integrated. In total 2,901 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.

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8 sdk icon Google Drive

27% of mobile games from Russian publishers have Google Drive integrated. In total 2,848 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.

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9 sdk icon Android Support Library V4

25% of mobile games from Russian publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 2,682 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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10 sdk icon Facebook

20% of mobile games from Russian publishers have Facebook integrated. In total 2,153 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.

20
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What Are the Most Used Android Mobile Games Permissions by Russian Publishers?

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Russia 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. 93% of the games from Russian publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 10,789 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. 86% of the games from Russian publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 10,032 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. 48% of the games from Russian publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 5,545 games.

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4 Billing

The com.android.vending.BILLING permission is required for the integration of billing in android applications. 46% of the games from Russian publishers use the Billing permission. Total 5,302 games.

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5302
5 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. 31% of the games from Russian publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 3,605 games.

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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. 31% of the games from Russian publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 3,594 games.

31
3594
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. 26% of the games from Russian publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 3,000 games.

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8 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. 25% of the games from Russian publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 2,927 games.

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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. 19% of the games from Russian publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 2,233 games.

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10 Start At Boot Time

android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED gives apps the ability to start themselves as soon as the system it is running on has finished booting. It should be noted, however, that this can often slow down the phone start time. In addition, it can slow down the device generally by enabling the app to run constantly. 19% of the games from Russian publishers use the Start At Boot Time permission. Total 2,209 games.

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What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Russia?

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play Grossing mobile games chart of Russia. 7% of the top grossing games in Russia are from Russian game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play casual mobile games chart of Russia. 13% of the top casual games in Russia are from Russian game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play racing mobile games chart of Russia. 27% of the top racing games in Russia are from Russian game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

The following shows the official Google Play action mobile games chart of Russia. 20% of the top action games in Russia are from Russian game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

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