Despite facing ban, Tiktok, PUBG Mobile remain most downloaded apps, report reveals

TikTok by ByteDance and PUBG Mobile by Crafton were the best performing apps in terms of revenue and downloads. According to Sensor Tower, TikTok and PUBG Mobile were the highest-grossing apps in both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store in the third quarter of 2021. While Tik Tok became the highest grossing app in the world, PUBG Mobile remained the highest grossing app. -Grossing mobile game. The report further revealed that both the apps were the most downloaded in their respective categories.

According to the report, consumer spending on TikTok has grown by 41 per cent year on year (YoY). TikTok’s revenue is calculated after the inclusion of Douyin on iOS, the China-only version of the app. On the other hand, consumer spending on PUBG Mobile grew by 11% year-on-year. Also read: Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: MacBook Air M1 sold for Rs 82,990, check other deals on laptops

According to the most recent report, consumer spending on in-app purchases, premium apps and subscriptions on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store grew 15.1 percent year-on-year to $33.6 billion (about Rs 2.49 lakh crore). According to the report, Google Play contributed to this growth by increasing consumer spending by 18.6 percent to $12.1 billion (about Rs 89,800 crore).

According to a report by SensorTower, TikTok was the highest-grossing app in the third quarter of 2021. In terms of revenue, it was followed by Pikoma, a manga reader, which saw 130 percent year-over-year growth, and YouTube, which saw consumer views. 17% increase in spending year over year. Google One and Disney+ rounded out the top five highest-grossing apps, respectively. TikTok also crossed 3 billion downloads worldwide, making it the first non-Facebook app to do so. Also Read: Upcoming Apple iPhone 14 Will Get 2TB Storage, Claim Report

In terms of consumer spending, PUBG Mobile topped the gaming category, including the Chinese version “Game for Peace”. Consumer spending on PUBG Mobile grew 11% year over year. It was followed by Genshin Impact, Niantic’s Pokémon Go, and Roblox Corp’s Roblox.

According to the report, first-time installs of mobile games were down 3.5 percent from last year, falling from 14.1 billion in the third quarter of 2020 to 13.6 billion across both stores.

By Naveen Bharat Staff



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