January 1, 2017, the users spent in the App Store record $240 million
2017 has started for the App Store from the very busy day in history, right after the New year — a record holiday season, a record revenue of developers, the emergence of hits from app s. This is stated in the message Apple.
In 2016, the app developers have received over $20 billion – 40% more compared to year 2015. Since 2008, the App Store has brought developers more than $60 billion. it is Noted that in early 2017 just one new year’s day was set a new sales record in the App Store — customers spent about $240 million
“2016 was the most impressive for its record-breaking year for the App Store, bringing developers $ 20 billion, and 2017 has made an excellent beginning on 1 January — the day has become the most important in the history of the App Store, said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior Vice President of worldwide product marketing. We are grateful to all the developers who created the most advanced applications, which together with our products do help to make people’s lives better.”
Buyers let this festive season be the largest in the history of the App Store, spending over $3 billion in December. In the same month, the game Super Mario Run made history with the number of downloads that exceeded $40 million in 4 days after the release: this app became the most downloaded worldwide on Christmas day and New year’s.
Super Mario Run is also among the Top 10 most downloaded apps in the world, and Pokémon Go head of this chart. Pokémon Go very quickly became a cultural phenomenon, starting in mid-2016. Prisma, Reigns, Procreate, Lumino City, Sweat With Kayla and djay Pro from some independent developers, Apple has been among the most successful applications for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch and Mac, respectively. The App Store offers more than 2.2 million applications — 20% more compared to last year.
App Store available to Apple users in 155 countries around the world who gain access to millions of apps that can make their life better, to enrich their Hobbies and connect with people from all over the world. The cash markets for the App Store include USA, China, Japan and the UK, while in China recorded the highest annual growth at an incredible 90%.
Last year the App Store has had an impact on global processes, conducting campaign for Earth Apps and Games for (RED). Special content made it possible to send to these two organizations more than $17 million.
Thanks to new features introduced to iMessage and SiriKit 10 in iOS, developers have created new kinds of applications. IPhone and iPad users can now access more than 21 000 applications for iMessage sending stickers and easy communication with friends.
With the introduction of subscriptions for all 25 categories of apps last fall, including the category “Games” and “Children”, users have the ability to subscribe to services from more than 20 000 applications, among which are Netflix, HBO Now, Line, Tinder and MLB.com At Bat among the most popular in the past year. Income from subscriptions has increased significantly among iPhone and iPad users to $2.7 billion, which is 74% higher compared to year 2015.