Top Grossing Games on Android for the Year 2018

Grossing Games on Android
Written by Hassan Abbas

The mobile application development and distribution market is an increasingly profitable sector for many companies. There are millions of applications that are launched annually for our devices, but only a few enjoy the privilege of being part of the most profitable. Therefore, following the study published by Statista, we review the apps with more revenue for Android today.

Grossing Games on Android

Pokémon Go leads the ranking of games with more revenue

It is necessary to emphasize that within the top 10 of applications for Android that generate more income we find seven games. After its launch in 2016, Pokémon Go is the most profitable app of this operating system. The title developed by Niantic managed to reach a whopping 1.8 billion dollars in revenue, adding their downloads in Play Store and App Store.

An amount that increases around 2 million per day and that only in the Google store added 71.03 million dollars during the last month of July . Japan and the United States are the two territories where the augmented reality video game has generated the most benefits. It seems that the changes in their policies Regarding the users, they are making the game go well up.

Pokémon GO
Price: Free

That It is Candy Crush Saga

The second most profitable Android game globally is Candy Crush Saga. The title, developed by King, since 2012 has entertained millions of users while joining candies without stopping. The income of the franchise is already around 4 million dollars per day and in July 2018, only Candy Crush Saga added 41.6 million. Note that this game enters 62% of the total bill of the Candy Crush trilogy, ahead of Candy Crush Soda Saga and Candy Crush Jelly Saga.

Candy Crush Saga
Price: Free

The battles of Dragon Ball close the podium of benefits

The other game that can boast of being part of the podium of profitability is Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle. The strategy-dyed action title, created by Bandai Namco, managed to overcome the barrier of 1,000 million in 2015. In July 2018, the battles between Dragon Ball characters generated profits of 29.22 million dollars in the market.

Nor can we overlook the great journey that Clash of Clans has had in terms of benefits. The most famous real-time strategy title for Android was the fourth game that generated more positive money during the month of July with a total of 19.3 million dollars. The truth is that thanks to the tandem creed by Supercell after the launch of Clash Royale, the profits of the Finnish company absorbed by Tencent exceeded 800 million profits in 2017.

Clash of Clans
Price: Free

Tinder is the most profitable application outside of games

More and more people are using their mobile device to meet people. Tinder is the application to link that more users have all over the world and their figures prove it. According to data from the company itself, the tool adds 1,600 million daily slides, more than 20,000 million matches per day and is already present in more than 190 countries. With these significant numbers, Tinder managed to add the amount of 31.35 million benefits during July 2018. It should also be noted that only in Google Play, the app has more than 100 million downloads.

Price: Free

Don’t Forget Solotmania

All these figures make Tinder move away from Pandora Music. The music application is its closest global competitor in terms of benefits with 20.41 million dollars. However, the download restrictions that it has in some European countries such as Spain mean that it can not follow in the wake of the first position.

Pandora - Music & Podcasts
Price: To be announced

Worthy of mention is also the progression of an application like Slotomanía. The wide variety of possibilities offered by this casino tool has turned it into a most profitable app. Its profit figures in July 2018 amounted to 18.13 million dollars, surpassing games such as Gardenscapes or Lords Mobile.

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A growing market

The nearly four million applications available for Android make the mobile games and utility market increasingly profitable. In fact, according to the analysis carried out by Sensor Tower, it is expected that by 2022 the number of app downloads will go from 205.4 billion in 2018 to 258.2 billion. We will have to wait to know, in a few years, who takes the cat to the water as far as benefits are concerned.

Source: Statista

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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