Apple’s best-selling iOS games and apps revealed, free game giveaway starts

By Dave Cook, Tuesday, 9 July 2013 11:02 GMT

To celebrate the fifth birthday of its App Store, Apple has disclosed a list of its best-selling iOS game and app releases to date. There are no prizes for guessing which game currently rules the roost. Apple is also giving away a selection free games from today.

Here’s a break down of the best-seller lists:

Best Selling Paid iPhone apps

  1. Angry Birds
  2. Fruit Ninja
  3. Doodle Jump
  4. Cut the Rope
  5. Angry Birds Seasons
  6. WhatsApp Messenger
  7. Camera+
  8. Words with Friends
  9. Tiny Wings
  10. Angry Birds Space

Best Selling Paid iPad apps

  1. Pages
  2. Angry Birds HD
  3. Angry Birds Seasons HD
  4. Where’s My Water
  5. Fruit Ninja HD
  6. Angry Birds Space HD
  7. GarageBand
  8. Words With Friends HD
  9. Cut the Rope HD
  10. Keynote

Most popular free iPhone apps

  1. Facebook
  2. Pandora Radio
  3. Instagram
  4. YouTube
  5. Skype
  6. Words With Friends Free
  7. The Weather Channel
  8. Twitter
  9. Temple Run
  10. Google Search

Most popular free iPad apps

  1. Skype for iPad
  2. The Weather Channel for iPad
  3. Netflix
  4. Angry Birds HD Free
  5. Kindle
  6. Facebook
  7. Pandora Radio
  8. Calculator for iPad Free
  9. Fruit Ninja HD Free
  10. Words With Friends HD Free

Apple has selected a handful of paid games and re-released them as free as part of the App Store birthday celebrations.

They are:

  1. Tiny Wings
  2. Badland
  3. Sword & Sworcery
  4. Infinity Blade 2
  5. Where’s My Water
  6. Groove Coaster Zero
  7. The Idiot Test 3
  8. Pig Shot
  9. Glow Puzzle

Thanks CVG.

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