Subway Surfers Revenue and Usage Statistics (2024)

What is Subway Surfers?

Subway Surfers, the endless runner game created by SYBO Games and Kiloo and released in 2012, has been one of the longest-lasting and influential productions on the App Store and Google Play. In the game, which offers a very colorful and fun gameplay, you can have a pleasant time by jumping, sliding, avoiding obstacles, collecting gifts and continuing to do all these for as long as possible.

  • Subway Surfers Developer: SYBO Games and Kiloo
  • Publisher: SYBO Games
  • Release Date: May 23, 2012

The Story of Subway Surfers

Our character in Subway Surfers draws graffiti on the wall of the train station. Meanwhile, the station guard and his dog see our character and the chase begins. As you progress in the game, you collect gold and with these gold you can improve your character, you can buy new characters if you wish. The only goal of the game is to get as high a score as possible without getting caught by the obstacles.

Subway Surfers Usage Statistics

  • SYBO announced at GDC 2023 that Subway Surfers surpassed 4 billion worldwide downloads as of March 2023. The widely popular game has more than 20 million daily active users and over 150 million monthly active users.
  • Subway Surfers became the most downloaded game in 2022, garnering 304 million new game downloads.
  • Subway Surfers surpassed 2 billion lifetime downloads in April 2022. (
  • Subway Surfers was the most downloaded mobile game worldwide in April 2022 with 26.6 million downloads, up 2.1x from April 2021. (Sensor Tower)
  • In Q1 2022, Subway Surfers generated 66.4 million downloads across the App Store and Google Play.
  • In June 2023, Subway Surfers was the most-downloaded game in Google Play worldwide, generating more than 12.82 million downloads from Android users. 
Statistic: Leading gaming apps in the Google Play Store worldwide in February 2022, by number of downloads (in millions) | Statista
  • In February 2022, Subway Surfers was the most popular Android game with over 32.02 million daily active users (DAU), followed by Candy Crush Saga and Clash of Clans. 
  • In February 2022, Subway Surfers was among the most popular iPhone games with over 5.43 million daily active users (DAU), followed by Roblox and 8 Ball Pool. 
  • In February 2022, Subway Surfers generated 2.09 million downloads worldwide in the Apple App Store.  
  • In 2021, Subway Surfers was among the most downloaded free iPhone games and the most downloaded free iPad games, according to Apple. 
  • In March 2018, Subway Surfers became the first game in history to run past one billion downloads on Google Play. 

Subway Surfers Revenue Statistics

  • According to Sensor Tower, in March 2022, Subway Surfers generated around $600k in revenue worldwide on the App Store and $200k on Google Play.
YearCumulative Revenue
2018$100 million
2020$120 million
2022$155 million
  • In July 2018, Subway Surfers revenue on iOS surpassed $80 million worldwide. 

Written by Maya Robertson


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