Google Play, the Android market of Google receives 90% of its revenue through the games. Some of the interesting facts have also been revealed. According to the data released from an analytics company Application, Annie the top grossing apps in the play store are from Japan.
It also stated that Facebook holds the top position concerning most downloaded apps whereas the WhatsApp is next to its parental company application. Facebook’s Messenger holds the third spot and Instagram sits at the fourth position among the list. Cheetah is the only non-Facebook owned application standing on the list of top 5.
According to the released stats, Japanese Firm Line occupies the top three spots with its applications Line, Line Play and Line Manga in the list of highest grosser and all of them are used by the high percent of the audience in Japan.
The most downloaded game of all the games was Subway Surfers followed by Candy Crush Saga in second place and third position occupied by Pou, Temple Run 2 and Hill Climb Racing took fourth & fifth places. Whereas My Talking Tom took sixth place and Despicable Me came in at seven. Moving down to the list Angry Birds stood at eighth place and ninth rank made by Fruit Ninja and Clash of Clans sits at the bottom of the list of ten.
When talking about highest revenue generated games Puzzle & Dragons taken the top spot and it is followed by Clash of Clans in the second place. Monster Strike, Candy Crush Saga & Game of War occupies the third, fourth and Fifth positions respectievely.The Fire Age came in at fifth, Everybody’s Marble stood at the sixth position while Disney Tsum Tsum takes the seventh spot. Further going to the bottom Summoners War takes eighth spot & Hay Day in ninth place. The World of Mystic Wiz stood last in the list of top ten.
One of the interesting facts about the Statistics is that we can notice a minimal overlap between the top downloaded and top grosser games like Clash of Clans and Candy Crush Saga. It clearly shows the worldwide popularity of both games.
A clear impact made by Japan can be seen on the global revenue as four of the top 10 games are from Japanese publishers and their increased revenues largely by the Japanese. In spite of the Japanese domination countries like U.S, Finland and South Korea had their impact on both the top 10 list.