South Korean publishing giant Netmarble launched its smash hit mobile game Lineage 2: Revolution in Western markets just under two weeks ago and it’s already off to a strong start.
The title is best known for its early dominance of the South Korean grossing charts and raking in some $176 million in its first month. That figure only includes revenues generated by players in South Korea.
On November 15th Netmarble took the game to Western markets and it has already hit the top 50 rankings in nearly all countries,
While not anywhere near the level of success it achieved in its home country where the Lineage IP and MMORPGs are hugely popular, the title is still off to a good start.
The below chart, courtesy of App Annie, shows App Store grossing positions for countries including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom and United States.
As of Sunday, November 26th, Lineage 2 ranked inside the top 50 top grossing games in each of these countries. The title ranked between a high of 13th in Spain, to a low of 47th in Italy.
The global version of Lineage 2 - which doesn’t include South Korea or Southeast Asia releases - has ranked in the top 100 grossing App Store games in 47 countries and the top 10 in 21.
It’s claimed top grossing spot in six countries, namely, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Greece, Ukraine and Russia.
For more on Lineage 2: Revolution and how it monetises, you can check out our In-App Purchase Inspector review here.