News

App Store users have spent over $4 billion on Supercell’s Clash of Clans

App Store users have spent over $4 billion on Supercell’s Clash of Clans

Supercell's Clash of Clans has generated more than $4 billion since release making it the highest grossing game on the App Store in the last 10 years.

That comes from App Annie, which complied data from the iOS App Store from July 2010 to May 2018.

Following on from Clash of Clans, the second and third spot of the consumer charts are taken by King’s Candy Crush Saga and Mixi’s Monster Strike.

The App Store's top grossing games ever

Chart toppers

The download charts for the same period were topped by Candy Crush Saga, which racked up 280 million downloads. Kiloo’s Subway Surfers and Half Brick’s Fruit Ninja placed in second and third.

In terms of consumer spend by company, Chinese behemoth Tencent topped the chart followed by Supercell and Knives Out developer NetEase.

Tencent's biggest generator is mobile MOBA Honour of Kings (Arena of Valor), which according to SuperData made $185 million in April 2018 alone.

Also among Tencent’s portfolio is a slew of Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds games made for mobile. Its Western release PUBG Mobile recently surpassed 10 million daily active users worldwide.

The App Store's most downloaded games of all time

Staff Writer

Iain is a freelance writer based in Scotland with a penchant for indies and all things Nintendo. Alongside PocketGamer.Biz, he has also appeared in Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, PCGamesN and VG24/7.

Comments

No comments
View options
  • Order by latest to oldest
  • Order by oldest to latest
  • Show all replies
Important information

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. By continuing to use our site, you consent to Steel Media's privacy policy.

Steel Media websites use two types of cookie: (1) those that enable the site to function and perform as required; and (2) analytical cookies which anonymously track visitors only while using the site. If you are not happy with this use of these cookies please review our Privacy Policy to learn how they can be disabled. By disabling cookies some features of the site will not work.