SuperData: PC revenue up eight per cent for May

SuperData: PC revenue up eight per cent for May

Spending on digital games dropped by three per cent in May 2020 from the record-breaking figure hit in April.

That's according to research firm SuperData, which reports that $10.2bn was spent on digital video games during May 2020. That's a 14 per cent increase year-on-year, with PC rising eight per cent.

Riot Games' League of Legends was once again the highest-grossing PC title for the month, coming in ahead of other familiar faces, Dungeon Fighter Online, Crossfire and Fantasy Westward Journey Online from Neople, Smilegate and NetEase respectively.

Roblox was the fifth highest-grossing PC title for May, rising four places month-on-month, while World of Warcraft rises two positions to the No.6 spot.

Fortnite dropped one place to No.8, while Call of Duty: Modern Warfare rose from April's tenth to No.9 this month. World of Tanks finishes up the Top Ten off the back of developer Wargaming celebrating the game's tenth anniversary.

Here are the Top Ten Grossing digital PC games globally for May 2020:

1. League of Legends, Riot Games
2. Dungeon Fighter Online, Neople
3. Crossfire, Smilegate
4. Fantasy Westward Journey Online, NetEase
5. Roblox, Roblox
6. World of Warcraft (West), Blizzard
7. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valve
8. Fortnite, Epic Games
9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Activision
10. World of Tanks, Wargaming

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