King’s Candy Crush Saga hits $3.91 billion in lifetime revenues

All-time downloads sit at 823 million

King’s Candy Crush Saga hits $3.91 billion in lifetime revenues

King’s match-three puzzler Candy Crush Saga has brought in over $3.91 billion in lifetime revenue.

According to Sensor Tower, Candy Crush Saga has also been downloaded by over 823 million players since launching back in 2012.

The match-three puzzler enjoyed a solid September, where it brought in over $76 million and averaged more than $2.5 million in daily gross.

Candy Crush Saga ranked at seventh among all apps for worldwide revenue in September.

Crush, crush, crush

Regarding downloads, September saw an additional 11.6 million players come in, which ranks the title at 11th for all games and 30th for all apps for the month.

Candy Crush’s downloaded total for September marked a 14 per cent year-on-year increase compared to September 2017.

The report follows King revealing it will launch a new version of the Candy Crush IP on October 11th. 

Called Candy Crush Friends Saga, the title has been in soft launch for well over a year since May 2017.

Alongside 3D graphics and new special moves, new game modes include ‘dunk the cookie in the chocolate’ and ‘free the octopuses and the mammoths’.

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Iain is a freelance writer based in Scotland with a penchant for indies and all things Nintendo. Alongside PocketGamer.Biz, he has also appeared in Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, PCGamesN and VG24/7.