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Mobile Monday: App Revenue Jumps 8% in May, iPad App Downloads Up 40%

Posted May 17, 2020

Many reports have confirmed that smartphone usage has seen a huge uptick since users have been in quarantine since March. Recent data shows that activity has also increased for iPads. Downloads for iPad apps jumped 40%, marking the largest increase in a quarter since 2016. Meanwhile, in-app revenue has been steadily growing and continues with…

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Word Game Downloads Increase 12% Globally During Lockdown

Posted May 5, 2020

Although some countries have cautiously started to relax their stay-at-home policies, many countries are still maintaining intensive social distancing and are preparing for a long-term lockdown. Meanwhile, people are looking for something fun, relaxing, and to help kill time while also interacting with their loved ones online and challenging their brains to keep sharp. To…

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Mobile Games Fulfill the Longing for Sports in the COVID-19 Era

Posted May 4, 2020

Social isolation caused by the COVID-19 epidemic has influenced the whole world. In recent times, consumers have had to change and suspend habits, preferences, and hobbies in our daily lives including sports-related events. The postponement of all sports leagues, European football championships, and the Olympics has left people longing for the excitement of sports, and…

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Mobile Gaming Surges Across APAC As We Continue To Stay Home

Posted Apr 15, 2020

With more countries across Asia Pacific implementing varying degrees of lockdown, we are occupying more space in the virtual world and mobile gaming has since seen a surge in traffic. We have observed a 30% increase in time spent on mobile in comparison to February from our internal data as countries tighten their lockdown measures….

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New Downloads Stable, Sessions Rise as Mobile Gamers Stay Home

Posted Apr 10, 2020

The recent stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic have caused huge boosts in mobile usage. Across the globe, people are spending more time on their smartphones and specifically, on mobile games. In the past few weeks, game categories like Word, Trivia, and Casual have seen strong numbers in downloads and sessions. With Apptopia’s data, we…

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Mobile Gaming Surges As Work From Home Increases

Posted Mar 25, 2020

The mobile gaming world is known for its rapid change, but the recent spread of COVID-19 continues to affect it in unpredictable ways. As more companies direct employees to work from home, it seems mobile gaming has become a more frequent pastime. Certain mobile game categories have seen surges in downloads and sessions in the…

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Mobile Industry Is Expected to Contribute $4.8 Trillion to Total GDP in 2023

Posted Feb 27, 2020

When it comes to shopping, communicating, gaming, streaming, and even socializing, it is no secret that mobile apps are making our lives much easier in a way that we couldn’t have predicted. In this developing world of technology, 98% of Gen Z (those born between 1997-2012) has a smartphone and mobile apps have become indispensable in…

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