Apple App Store Sets New Record sales of over $300 Millions on New Year’s Day this year. According to Apple’s official statement, users have downloaded apps and games from iOS app store on 1st January which is worth of more than whopping $300 million. Also Staring from the Christmas evening in just last 7 days, apple users purchased or downloaded Apps and Games from app store which is worth of over $890 millions.
The newly designed app store was introduced back in September last year which has made app and games discovery more easy and comprehensive for their half of a billion customers. In the year 2017, iOS App developers earned near around $26.5 billion which is 30% more as compared to the year 2016. Pocket Camp, Monument Valley 2, King of Glory, Calm and Affinity Photo. Fan favorites Clash of Clans, Candy Crush Saga, Enlight Videoleap, 1Password and Hulu are the most downloaded and popular apps in iOS app store.
Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller said,“We are thrilled with the reaction to the new App Store and to see so many customers discovering and enjoying new apps and games,”.
“We want to thank all of the creative app developers who have made these great apps and helped to change people’s lives. In 2017 alone, iOS developers earned $26.5 billion — more than a 30 percent increase over 2016″,Phil also added.
This year Pokemon Go is again back on the top after the introduction of new augmented reality features which is built on Apple’s ARKit framework to provide user a detailed and more realistic game play. Apple customers are enjoying near around 2,000 ARKit enabled apps from various categories.
iOS developers have earned more than whopping $86 billions since the launch of app store back in 2008 July. The most popular AR titles are education apps including Night Sky, Thomas & Friends Minis, Shopping apps like amazon and wayfair, social media apps like snapchat and pitu, it also includs games such as CSR Racing 2, Kings of Pool and Stack AR. This week of festive season was a great time for apple, with its new redesigned app store apple has managed to boost their sales in the app market globally.