Apple’s App Store topped $10bn in sales during 2013

Tuesday, 7 January 2014 15:01 GMT By Matt Martin

Year Walk developer Simogo and Badland creator Frogmind labelled developers to watch by Apple.

The Apple App Store generated a record $10 billion in sales during 2013, according to the iPhone and iPad manufacturer.

During December alone customers downloaded over three billion apps generating over $1 billion in sales.

Apple called out some of the biggest game hits of the year – Candy Crush Saga, Puzzles & Dragons, Minecraft, QuizUp and Clumsy Ninja – and labelled Simogo (Year Walk, Device 6), Frogmind (Badland), Atypical Games (Battle Supremacy) and Plain Vanilla Corp as developers to watch in 2014.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Latest