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The Apple Inc. App store earns $72.3 billion in 2020. This is almost double of Androids Google Play revenues. The amount Apple Inc. Generated from the year 2020 is almost triple of how much they earned from 2019.
During the pandemic, the usage for the app store was more by users.
The Sensor Tower states the reports on how much mobile apps generate every year. In 2020, the Tower states that roughly 111$ billion was spent on mobile apps in 2020. This is a 30.2% increase from the year 2019.
In all the genres of the apps, Games were the biggest sellers. Apple generated $46.7 billion in 2020. Tencent’s “Honor of Kings” game was the biggest-selling title. The game generated $2.5 billion.
The most downloaded game on the Apple store was “Among Us!” by InnerSloth. According to the Sensor Tower, compiling the free game download and in-app purchases, the game was downloaded 92.8 million times in 2020.
Sources believe that the reason that there were so many downloads and a large revenue generated from the Apple store was due to the pandemic and the lockdown, making people rely more on their phones.
The app of the year on the Apple store was “Zoom” - a video conferencing app.
By Meena Atmakuri