informa
1 MIN READ
News

Report: iPhone, iPad Revenues Exceed Android Four, Two Fold

A new report on app store revenue from analysis firm Distimo finds that the top 200 games on the iPhone App Store generate roughly four times more revenue than those on the Android Market.
Newsbrief: A new report on app store revenue from analysis firm Distimo finds that the top 200 games on the iPhone App Store generate roughly four times more revenue than those on the Android Market, while the App Store for iPad pulls in more than double the revenues seen on Android. The report also noted that a significant portion of revenue on these platforms came from "freemium" apps. These titles made up roughly half of the revenue earned on iPhone, and more than 65 percent on Android, reports TechCrunch. As further proof of the rise of freemium mobile games, Distimo noted that the number of apps using the freemium model on iPhone increased from 29 percent in January to 53 percent in September. That figure has since fallen to just below 50 percent in recent months.

Latest Jobs

Xbox Game Studios

Redmond, Washington
10.5.22
Technical Lighting Artist

Innogames

Hamburg, Germany
10.5.22
Game Designer - Elvenar

Bandai Namco Mobile

Barcelona, Spain
10.5.22
Principal 3D Animator

Cryptic Studios

Los Gatos, California
10.5.22
Staff Core Software Engineer
More Jobs   

CONNECT WITH US

Explore the
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Job Board

Game Developer Newsletter

@gamedevdotcom

Explore the

Game Developer Job Board

Browse open positions across the game industry or recruit new talent for your studio

Browse
Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Subscribe
Follow us

@gamedevdotcom

Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more