This mobile game is off to a more successful start than Pokémon Go
Ni No Kuni: The Curse of the White Queen and the sequel Ni No Kuni 2: Destiny of a Kingdom are real highlights of the Japanese role-playing scene, not only because of their picturesque Studio Ghibli-Art styles. In the meantime, there is not only a Netflix film by Ni No Kuni, a third offshoot of the series has also seen the light of day.
And that third part is also the true cash cow of the franchise, as it was not released for the PC or consoles, but for mobile devices. On June 10 fNi No Kuni: Cross Worlds made its debut on the world’s smartphones and has since gone on a veritable quest for success, leaving even Pokémon Go in the dust.
100 million dollars in eleven days: Ni No Kuni Cross Worlds is unstoppable
As sensor tower reports, a site for determining app data, could Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds namely in the eleven days following its publication $101.3 million retract and was the second most successful mobile game in this period. Only Honor of Kings, owned by industry octopus Tencent, was more profitable at $102.3 million over the same period.
Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds’ spectacular earnings are impressive, eclipsing many other mobile titans. For comparison: It took to break the magic 100 million dollar mark Hit Pokémon Go at least one day longer when it was released in 2016 and the anime role-playing game Genshin Impact even took 13 days.
Of the slightly over $100 million, almost 50% comes from Japan, followed by 35% from South Korea – it must be said that Ni No Kuni Cross Worlds so far only appeared in five regions is, namely in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. However, it seems unlikely that the mobile title would have achieved significantly better results with a worldwide release: After all, no market is more important for anime RPGs in the App Store than the Asian one.
Nevertheless, there should be one more Released here in the west take place: In summer we can then dive into the magical world of Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds, but an exact date is not yet known. The anime MMORPG should not only attract fans of the first two parts with its beautiful art style and colorful characters.
Source: sensor tower