(Yicai Global) April 24 -- Marvel's Avengers: Endgame had rung up a gross box office of CNY179 million (USD26.7 million) on the Chinese mainland as of midnight yesterday, statistics from online ticket platform Maoyan show.
The final installment of Marvel Studios' Avengers series lured over 3 million moviegoers at an average ticket price of CNY58.7 to its debut. The quadrilogy comprises The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.
The presold box office on the day of the premiere was CNY250 million, with 4.54 million moviegoers paying an average of CNY55.20 apiece. The film has presold CNY774 million since April 12 to also smash the record set by Avengers: Infinity War, which hit CNY417 million in presales.
Burbank, California-based Marvel Studios is a unit of Walt Disney Studios, which is a wholly-owned division of The Walt Disney Company.
Editor: Ben Armour