How Much Money is Candy Crush Making per Day | Infographic
If you’re reading this you’ve probably played it at least once in your life! Who am I kidding, Candy Crush is one of the most addictive games in recent history and people are spending (to read: wasting) hours and hours of their life playing it. So, exactly How Much Money is Candy Crush Making per Day off your minutes spend trying to get that 5-in a row combo?
Just a few days ago King Digital Entertainment, the company that made the game filed the paperwork seeking an IPO (Initial Public Offering – Listing on the Stock Exchange) which means they have to bring in all the information related to their revenues.
The amount of money Candy Crush Saga makes EACH DAY just blew my mind and I wasn’t the only one surprised.
In just the last few days we’ve heard about huge amounts of money being spend in acquisitions of apps or similar digital products ( Facebook buy Whatsapp for $19 Billion #What , Flappy bird is taken off the market although it was generating over $50,000 per day and many more.)
That’s why I want you to play a little game with me:
Try to guess How Much Money is Candy Crush Making per Day!
It’s that simple. Think of a number! Any number!
$10,000 – $50,000 per day?!
$50,000 – $200,000 per day?!
$200,000 – $500,000 per day?!
$500,000 – $1,000,000 per day?!
By the time you finish reading this sentence your brain finished processing that you were wrong so far you should start freaking out just about now!
According to the paperwork filed by the developing company,
Candy Crush Saga is generating close to
$3.5 Million every single day!
Just to put that number into perspective that’s over $100 Million every month and $1.26 Billion per year.
The company generated in 2013 $1.88 Billion and is on track to hit $2.5 Billion out of which 60-70% is Candy Crush alone according to Brian Warner from Celebritynetworth.com.
I have to say I can relate to the way he feels about just how much money is candy crush making each day:
The answer almost made me puke.
With over 150 million users that have their credit cards on hand to buy -just this one more time- an extra move so they can clear the level Candy Crush transcends the average game-apps and enjoy one of the top spots in the industry.