Puzzle & Dragons does 37 million downloads

Big downloads, bigger revenue

Puzzle & Dragons does 37 million downloads

GungHo’s has announced that its $1 billion franchise Puzzle & Dragons has received 37 million downloads.

The game has generated 2 million downloads in Hong Kong and Taiwan, 2 million downloads in South Korea, and 7 million downloads in North America.

Given the financial success of the game, it’s a bit ironic that the company is highlighting the download numbers.

Significantly, compared to another $1 billion franchise Candy Crush Saga, Puzzle & Dragons has generated its revenue from a far smaller number of players and payers.

Estimated suggest that its level of revenue per payer is around $30 compared to around $3 for Candy Crush Saga.

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Marek Rabas Co-Founder at Madfinger Games
Its 30 per payer or player? ;)
Nicolas Perrin Game Designer at IGG
It says that it's per payer.
Jay Bibby
Something's amiss. According to a story written here last September, the game had reached 38 million downloads, with 5 million in North America. So, was that number (38) wrong then, or is the 37 million number wrong now?