Half of all app revenue on Android and iOS goes to just 25 developers, mostly game studios
0. phoneArena 06 Dec 2012, 09:16 posted on
Unsurprisingly, out of those 25 developers, 24 are game studios, with the only non-gaming company making it in the top 25 being Pandora. In fact, out of the top 300 paid applications at the App Store, 145 are games, and in the Play Store it's 116 out of the 300 top paid applications. Alternatively, 94 out of the 300 top free apps are games in the App Store, with 110 out of top 300 free for Android being games too...
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1. wendygarett (unregistered)
Zynga, Electronic Arts, Disney, Kabam, Rovio, Glu, Gameloft and Storm8’s TeamLava.
These are my favourite!!
2. cripton805 (Posts: 1127; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
I though I would like Electronic arts over Gameloft, but they seem to abandon their games often.
5. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)
Well, U know what they say, U learn something new every day!!!!
(Ooh, that rhymed)!!!
6. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 869; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
Square enix would be my top pic if they didn't charge so much for their games and were quicker about porting their titles from ios to android.
3. Edmund (Posts: 656; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)
but but but... They have 700,000 app's whereas WP only has 120,000 lol
4. jsdechavez (Posts: 708; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)
And it would be better for most developers I think to go to Windows Phone or perhaps BB10 development because the chances of breaking out is bigger due to less competition and more chances of discoverability..