Weekly UK App Store charts: Fortnite stays on top as PUBG Mobile slips

Rankings for the week of April 2nd to 8th

Weekly UK App Store charts: Fortnite stays on top as PUBG Mobile slips

Each week app market intelligence firm Reflection, in partnership with UKIE, publish the top grossing and most downloaded games from the UK App Store.

So we’re sharing that data each week to give you an insight into how the UK mobile games market is evolving

High ground

The popularity of battle royale titles Fortnite and PUBG Mobile showed little sign of slowing down during the week of April 2nd to 8th, with Fortnite remaining on top of the iPhone and iPad free download charts. While PUBG remained second on iPad, it slipped to fourth on mobile behind Helix Jump and Rise Up.

In terms of grossing performance, Fortnite climbed up to second spot just below stalwart Candy Crush Saga on iPhone.

Elsewhere the bigger movers in the free iPhone chart were Luxury Casino and Word Search Pro, which moved up to sixth and seventh respectively. The top iPad free download frankings meanwhile saw Marvel Strike Force jump to fifth spot.

You can view the top 10 of each chart below.

Top 10 Free iPhone Games (UK)

  1. Fortnite
  2. Helix Jump
  3. Rise Up
  4. PUBG Mobile
  5. Flip the Gun - Simulator Game
  6. Luxury Casino
  7. Word Search Pro
  8. Call of Galaxy
  9. Shape Escape!
  10. Will it Crush?

Top 10 Paid iPhone Games (UK)

  1. Minecraft
  2. Heads Up!
  3. Pocket Build
  4. Plague Inc
  5. The Chase: Ultimate Edition
  6. Bloons TD 5
  7. Doodle Jump
  8. Earn to Die 2
  9. PAKO 2
  10. Tipping Point

Top 10 Grossing iPhone Games (UK)

  1. Candy Crush Saga
  2. Fortnite
  3. Roblox
  4. Pokemon Go
  5. Homescapes
  6. Gardenscapes
  7. Candy Crush Soda Saga
  8. Marvel Contest of Champions
  9. Clash of Clans
  10. Episode - Choose Your Story

Top 10 Free iPad Games (UK)

  1. Fortnite
  2. PUBG Mobile
  3. Helix Jump
  4. Color by Number: Coloring Book
  5. Marvel Strike Force
  6. Granny
  7. Dance School Stories
  8. Roblox
  9. Flip the Gun - Simulator Game
  10. The Sims Mobile

Top 10 Paid iPad Games (UK)

  1. Minecraft
  2. The Chase: Ultimate Edition
  3. Granny Smith
  4. Pocket Build
  5. Terraria
  6. Horrid Henry's Big Box of Pranks
  7. The Room: Old Sins
  8. Plague Inc
  9. The Room
  10. Five Nights at Freddy's

Top 10 Grossing iPad Games (UK)

  1. Roblox
  2. Candy Crush Saga
  3. Candy Crush Soda Saga
  4. Gardenscapes
  5. Clash of Clans
  6. Minecraft
  7. Homescapes
  8. Fortnite
  9. Guns of Glory
  10. Fishdom

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Craig Chapple is a freelance analyst, consultant and writer with specialist knowledge of the games industry. He has previously served as Senior Editor at, as well as holding roles at Sensor Tower, Nintendo and Develop.