Connect with top gaming leaders in Los Angeles at GamesBeat Summit 2023 this May 22-23. Register here.

Clash of Clans developer Supercell is already making a ton of money on iOS, so it was no surprise when the studio finally released its popular title for Android in October.

Also unsurprising is that this strategy game is finding success on Google’s mobile operating system, according to mobile-tracking firm App Annie. After only just a month on the chart, Clash of Clans is already in Google Play’s top-10 highest-grossing apps.

Clash of Clans is only Supercell’s first foray into Android gaming. Even while the game is performing well, Supercell has a ways to go to catch powerhouses like King, Electronic Arts, and GungHo Online (which owns a stake in Supercell) in terms of highest-grossing publishers.

A big part of success on mobile is discovery and user acquisition. Many studios use their popular titles to push players to their next game. Supercell only has the one title on Android, which means it’ll have to spend more to get in-game advertising in other popular apps. Clash of Clans did not make the top-10 most-d0wnloaded titles on Google Play.


GamesBeat Summit 2023

Join the GamesBeat community in Los Angeles this May 22-23. You’ll hear from the brightest minds within the gaming industry to share their updates on the latest developments.

Register Here

For the month of October, Clash of Clans maintained its spot as the top-grossing iOS app. It debuted at No. 9 on Google Play. GungHo’s Puzzle & Dragons is still tops on Android.

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. Discover our Briefings.