What’s On: Top 10 Mobile Game Apps in South Korea

What’s On: Top 10 Mobile Game Apps in South Korea

Here’s a list of the most popular gaming apps in South Korea in March 2019.

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The Rundown

  • A March 2019 report by App Annie, a leading provider of mobile app data, shows that PUBG Mobile, Brawl Stars, and Color Bump 3D are among South Korea’s most popular game apps on Google Play Store and iOS Store.

  • Zombie Strike-Idle Battle SRPG was the top free app on the App Store South Korea as of 2019 March 8.

  • On Google Playstore South Korea, 리니지M (or Lineage M) was the top grossing game on 2019 March 7.

  • The following lists are categorized according to their version (whether free or paid) and OS.

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Popular Mobile Game Apps in South Korea

Curious as to what games Koreans play on their iPhones or Android phones? Here is a list of some of the most popular apps from a 2019 March 8 report we sourced from App Annie, which is a top provider of mobile app data.

1. Zombie Strike-Idle Battle SRPG (좀비스트라이커)

‘Fight the undead and challenge’. Image credit:  iTunes- Apple

‘Fight the undead and challenge’. Image credit: iTunes- Apple

Here’s the game description taken from Zombie Strike-Idle Battle SRPG App Store download page:

Gather a team of fighters who survived the Zombie Armageddon. Fight against thousands of the walking dead. Hire heroes with the unique abilities and weapons. Build-up a well-balanced team, experiment with squad formation, power up and upgrade your heroes. Collect and spend your resources wisely. Challenge players from all over the world on the Arena and fight for the survival of the humanity.

Check out a recorded game play of Zombie Strike-Idle Battle SRPG (좀비스트라이커) from 설리번겜소녀[게임소개하는여자] Youtube channel:


2. Samguk Romance (삼국 로맨스 난세를 종결하는 소녀RPG)

Image credit:  iTunes - Apple

Image credit: iTunes - Apple

Here’s a translated game description from Samguk Romance’s App Store download page:

“Boys and girls who live in the Age of Enlightenment from their childhood decide to reunite the country.”

Watch a recorded game play of Samguk Romance (삼국 로맨스 난세를 종결하는 소녀RPG) from 크리도드래곤볼 Credo-DragonBall’s Youtube channel:

3. Players Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile

Image credit:  BlueStacks

Image credit: BlueStacks

Here’s the game description from PUBG Mobile’s App Store download page:

“100 players parachute onto a remote 8x8 km island for a winner-takes-all showdown. Players have to locate and scavenge their own weapons, vehicles and supplies, and defeat every player in a graphically and tactically rich battleground that forces players into a shrinking play zone. Get ready to land, loot, and do whatever it takes to survive and be the last man standing!”

Take a look at BTOB members Hyung Sik and Il Hoon playing PUBG on the full PC version:


4. Brawl Stars

Image credit:  Red Bull

Image credit: Red Bull

Here’s the game description from Brawl Stars’ App Store download page:

“Fast-paced multiplayer battles from the makers of Clash of Clans, Clash Royale and Boom Beach. Battle with friends or solo across a variety of game modes in under three minutes. Unlock and upgrade dozens of Brawlers with powerful super abilities. Purchase and collect unique skins to stand out and show off in the arena. Join or start a band to share tactics and fight together.”

Check out this latest retweet from @BrawlStars Twitter Page:


5. Lineage M (리니지M)

Image credit:  MMO Culture

Image credit: MMO Culture

Here’s Lineage M’s (리니지M) game description from MMOs.com

“Lineage M is a mobile fantasy MMORPG where players create a character by choosing from a variety of classes. Form parties with other players and slay monstrous bosses, tackle massive world raids, and transform to unlock special abilities and skills for a limited time.”

Watch a recorded game play of Lineage M (리니지M) from 쌈용BJ’s Youtube channel:


Top 10 FREE Mobile Games on App Store South Korea

Image credit:  iTunes-Apple

Image credit: iTunes-Apple

Rankings were taken from App Annie’s report on 2019 March 8 (links direct to App Annie):

  1. Zombie Strike-Idle Battle SRPG

  2. Samguk Romance (삼국 로맨스 난세를 종결하는 소녀RPG)

  3. Brawl Stars

  4. Color Bump 3D

  5. Ruler of Empires (로엠)

  6. PUBG Mobile

  7. 삼국지 조운장군전-삼국지 캐주얼 전략 RPG 게임

  8. Party.io

  9. 1010! Color

  10. Avo!

For an updated list of the Top Free Mobile Games (for iPhones) in South Korea, click here.

Top 10 GROSSING Mobile Games on App Store South Korea

Image credit:  Huffington Post Korea

Image credit: Huffington Post Korea


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Top 10 FREE Mobile Games on Google Play Store South Korea

Image credit:  GameSet

Image credit: GameSet

The following list was taken from App Annie’s report on 2019 March 7 (links direct to App Annie):

  1. Brawl Stars

  2. Slope Run

  3. Color Bump 3D

  4. 마녀병기

  5. Runningman (런닝맨 히어로즈)

  6. Ariel (아리엘)

  7. PUBG Mobile

  8. Shinbi Apartment (신비아파트 고스트헌터)

  9. ASTROKINGS

  10. Homescapes

Top 10 GROSSING Mobile Games on Google Play Store South Korea

Image credit:  Naver

Image credit: Naver

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