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Vietnam Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020

Vietnam Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020

Last update: 26 May 2020 CET
Vietnam Mobile Gaming Statistics in 2020 for Android

Vietnam boasts one of the largest mobile gaming markets in Southeast Asia. Indeed, mobile games have already easily surpassed PC gaming in terms of revenue and user base. The Vietnamese indie game scene has done quite well, with thousands of mobile game developers operating within the country’s borders.

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

How Many Mobile Game Publishers Are from Vietnam?

There are more than 1,697 Vietnamese publishers on Google Play out of all 162,336 game publishers. One of the biggest Vietnamese publishers are TOH Games, Bravestars Games, VNG GAME STUDIOS SEA, Studio ZingPlay, bonbongame.com, ZITGA, WEEGOON, Black Panther, Reed Been, TeaMobi . Overall 1% of all game publishers on Google Play are from Vietnam. Find the biggest app publishers with our App Market Explorer.

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How Many Mobile Games Are from Vietnamese Publishers?

There are more than 5,593 games from Vietnamese publishers on Google Play out of the 424,829 games. Mobile Games with most downloads of Vietnamese publishers are MU Đại Thiên Sứ H5, Hero Rescue, Draw puzzle: sketch it, iCa Ban Ca ZingPlay VNG, Cổng game ZingPlay - Game bài - Game cờ - Tiến lên, Perfect World VNG, Tình Kiếm 3D - Tinh Kiem 3D, Phong Ma Chiến VTC, Tiến lên Miền Nam- Tiến Lên - tien len - ZingPlay, OnetX - Connect Animal . 1% of all mobile games on Google Play are from Vietnamese publishers. Filter for mobile games by publisher country with our tool here.

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How Are Mobile Games from Vietnamese Publishers Rated?

The average rating of 5,593 games from Vietnamese 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 3.63. Mobile Games from Vietnamese publishers on Google Play have on average 2,399 ratings. This number is higher than the average number of ratings of all games, which is 5,948 ratings. Sort by the best rated game or by the game with most ratings directly in our App Market Explorer.

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How Many Downloads Do Mobile Game from Vietnamese Publishers Get?

Mobile Games by Vietnamese publishers have an average of 258.35k downloads. Overall they get more downloads than the average of all mobile games which is 389.4k. We offer also more detailed download estimates for any app.

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Average Downloads Per Vietnamese Mobile Game
Average Downloads Per Mobile Game

How Do Vietnamese Mobile Games Monetize?

2% of games by Vietnamese publishers are paid. That is a lower value of paid mobile games compared to the overall games, where 5% are paid. 87% of games by Vietnamese publishers include ads. That is a higher value compared to the whole world, where 73% games have ads. 39% of games by Vietnamese publishers make use of In-App Payments to monetize. That is higher than the average of 20% of games.

Paid Mobile Games Vietnamese Paid Mobile Games2% Overall Paid Mobile Games5%
Ads Vietnamese Include Ads87% Overall Include Ads73%
In-App Billing Vietnamese In-App Billing39% Overall In-App Billing20%

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

20% of games of Vietnamese 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.

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

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

1 TOH Games

TOH Games is on position 1 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. TOH Games is a subsidiary of TOH Soft, one of the leading IT enterprises in Vietnam. They are determined to bring the highest quality products to their customers to satisfy the needs of life, work, study, and entertainment, and meet the requirements of production and business activities. TOH Games has created the apps Shadow Fighter, Ninja warrior: legend of shadow fighting games, Bubble shooter - Free bubble games, Bubble shooter, and more. They own 14 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 61.18m+ times.

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2 Bravestars Games

Bravestars Games is on position 2 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. Bravestars Games is a Vietnam-based mobile games studio that was founded in 2013 by a team of young gamers who dreamt of bringing their local culture to the world. They are serious about quality, and for that reason they take care of every single detail to release the best-quality titles to users. Bravestars Games is the mobile games studio behind such apps as Shadow of Death: Darkness RPG - Fight Now, Shadow of Death: Dark Knight - Stickman Fighting, Stickman Revenge 3 - Ninja Warrior - Shadow Fight, Shadow of Death 2 - Shadow Fighting Game (Early Access), and more. They own 13 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 60.58m+ times.

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3 VNG GAME STUDIOS SEA

VNG GAME STUDIOS SEA is on position 3 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. VNG GAME STUDIOS SEA is a Vietnamese mobile gaming studio. VNG GAME STUDIOS SEA has built many apps, including: 13 ခ်ပ္ ပိုကာ ZingPlay ၁၃ MM Poker အခမဲ့ ကတ္ဂိမ္, iCa Ban Ca ZingPlay, Truco ZingPlay: jogo de cartas online, Pusoy Dos ZingPlay - 13 cards game free, and more. They own 73 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 54.19m+ times.

54.19m+
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4 Studio ZingPlay

Studio ZingPlay is on position 4 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. Studio ZingPlay is a mobile game developer based in Myanmar. Studio ZingPlay has developed the apps Tiến lên Miền Nam- Tiến Lên - tien len - ZingPlay, Tongits ZingPlay, Tú Lơ Khơ - Tá Lả - Phỏm - Ta la ZingPlay, Poker VN - Mậu Binh – Binh Xập Xám - ZingPlay, and more. They own 15 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 47.74m+ times.

47.74m+
15
5 bonbongame.com

bonbongame.com is on position 5 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. bonbongame.com is a Vietnamese mobile games developer. They produce the best educational games for babies, toddlers, and kids. bonbongame.com has developed and published 123 number games for kids - Count & Tracing, 1st 2nd grade math games for kids, Car puzzles for toddlers - Vehicle sounds, Learn shapes and colors for toddlers kids, and more. They own 25 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 44.97m+ times.

44.97m+
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6 ZITGA

ZITGA is on position 6 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. They own 5 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 38.37m+ times.

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7 WEEGOON

WEEGOON is on position 7 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. WEEGOON is an ambitious, young game development studio founded in Ha Noi City, Vietnam. Their goal is to become a world-class technology company that brings the most advanced technology solutions to businesses and organizations all over the world. WEEGOON has published Chigiri: Paper Puzzle, Stickman Fight 2: the game, Beat Tiles: Rhythmatic Tap (Early Access), Stickman Weapon Master, and more. They own 20 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 30.46m+ times.

30.46m+
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8 Black Panther

Black Panther is on position 8 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. Black Panther is a developer of mobile games. They are based in Vietnam. Black Panther has built Ninja Arashi, Air Combat : Sky fighter, Trigger FPS, Last Ninja, and more. They own 3 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 26.79m+ times.

26.79m+
3
9 Reed Been

Reed Been is on position 9 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. Reed Been builds mobile gaming apps. They are located in Vietnam. Reed Been has developed the games Stick Shadow: War Fight and Stick Shadow: War Fight. They own 2 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 24.91m+ times.

24.91m+
2
10 TeaMobi

TeaMobi is on position 10 of the biggest Vietnamese game publishers. TeaMobi is a Vietnamese mobile games developer and publisher. TeaMobi has created such apps as Chú Bé Rồng, AVATAR MUSIK - Music and Dance Game, AVATAR MUSIK INDONESIA - Social Dancing Game, Ninja School, and more. They own 8 mobile games that have been downloaded together more than 23.61m+ times.

23.61m+
8

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

The following shows which SDKs are most used by Vietnam 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

88% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have Google Ads AdMob integrated. In total 4,590 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 Firebase

74% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have Firebase integrated. In total 3,869 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

60% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have FMOD integrated. In total 3,127 games.

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4 Unity3D

60% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have Unity3D integrated. In total 3,124 games.

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3124
5 Google Play In-app billing

50% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have Google Play In-app billing integrated. In total 2,632 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 Android Support Library V4

49% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have Android Support Library V4 integrated. In total 2,550 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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7 Google Play Game Services

36% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have Google Play Game Services integrated. In total 1,903 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 Google Drive SDK

36% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have Google Drive SDK integrated. In total 1,879 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 Facebook

35% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have Facebook integrated. In total 1,836 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.

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10 Unity Ads

34% of mobile games from Vietnamese publishers have Unity Ads integrated. In total 1,781 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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What Are the Most Used Android Mobile Games Permissions by Vietnamese Publishers?

The following shows which android permissions are most frequently request by Vietnam 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. 98% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Internet Access permission. Total 5,457 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. 95% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Network Information Access permission. Total 5,311 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. 62% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Phone Sleep Mode Preventation permission. Total 3,455 games.

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4 Billing

The com.android.vending.BILLING permission is required for the integration of billing in android applications. 50% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Billing permission. Total 2,796 games.

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5 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. 41% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Push Notification permission. Total 2,290 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. 37% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Write External Storage permission. Total 2,070 games.

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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. 36% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Install Referrer permission. Total 2,014 games.

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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. 32% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Vibration permission. Total 1,812 games.

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9 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. 29% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Wifi Information Access permission. Total 1,638 games.

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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. 22% of the games from Vietnamese publishers use the Read External Storage permission. Total 1,228 games.

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What Are the Top 15 Mobile Games in Vietnam?

The following shows the official Google Play mobile games top chart of Vietnam. There are no games from Vietnamese publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play Arcade mobile games chart of Vietnam. 7% of the top arcade games in Vietnam are from Vietnamese game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

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

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

The following shows the official Google Play action mobile games chart of Vietnam. 13% of the top action games in Vietnam are from Vietnamese game publishers. See the full chart here.

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

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

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

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