SuperData: Rocket League Tripled Its Players In September After F2P Move
The September Digital Games Report from SuperData is now in the wild, and the market research firm has glowing things to say about Psyonix and Rocket League's free-to-play transition late in the month. SuperData claims a 193% increase in player numbers, while revenue for the last week of September, after the switch, was equal to what the game made in the first three weeks of the month.
That strong start to the new era of Rocket League wasn't enough to get it listed on SuperData's top 10, however, which contains the usual other free-to-play suspects: League of Legends, World of Tanks, Roblox, and Fortnite, with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare slipping into the back end of the PC chart, probably due at least in some part to the free-to-play Warzone experience.
Meanwhile, the free-to-play mobile version of Among Us was credited with having "nearly as many players as Pokémon Go did during the peak of its popularity in August 2016." Even with that kind of boost, it still didn't crack the top 40 mobile games in terms of revenue but it's still "extremely high for a game made by only three developers."
You can read the September Digital Games Report on the SuperData site.
About the Author
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.
You May Enjoy
The Demons Are Back In Town…Er…Skyforge
Nihaz has returned to Aelion, bringing his hellish army with him.By QuintLyn Bowers - 4 days ago
DCUO Celebrates Batman Day With Goodies For Players And More Save the Universe Content
Explore Batman’s past in leveled up versions of Batman Classic instances.By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 days ago
World Of Warships Celebrates Sixth Anniversary
Dutch cruisers and Soviet carriers join the party.By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
Fight Against Tyranny In Season IX Of Conqueror's Blade, Coming Later This Month
Axe-throwers, javelin cavalry, and "explosive force" are the season's new unitsBy Jason Winter - 2 days ago
Swords Of Legends Online Celebrates Moon Festival
New harder dungeons and raid also arrive tomorrow.By Jason Winter - 3 days ago
Since You Probably Don't Have Enough Launchers, Riot Is Releasing One For All Their Titles
Because I am sure you wanted yet another client launcher on your PC.By Michael Byrne - 2 days ago