Comparisons between the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store are no longer new. Another fact that is also not new is that the Apple store earns much more revenue than Google's.
The Google Play Store has many thousands of apps and games that present themselves in a rather fragmented way. Making it extremely difficult to separate the "chaff from the wheat". In the case of the App Store, the story is different, the strict conditions imposed by Apple make its content somewhat more selective.
See also: Google Photos adds new functionality you'll like
Though it's not news that Apple's app store can earn more revenue than the Mountain View company. The latest information can still be shocking.
Once again, thanks to Sensor Tower statistics, we have access to revenue numbers from both app stores. During Q3 2018, the App Store delivered unprecedented results compared to the Google Play Store.
Google Play Store is overwhelmed by Apple's App Store in terms of revenue
Although both stores show growth above 20% compared to last year's results. This quarter the App Store posted 93% more revenue than the Play Store. This was the semester in which the gap has widened since Sensor Tower began recording data in 2014.
According to published data, during the 3rd quarter of 2018 the App Store was able to reach over 10 billion euros in revenue. On the other hand, the Play Store stood at 5 billion euros.
Looking at the revenue sources of both platforms, we continue to see that subscription services are increasing in volume. Still, they don't even come close to the numbers achieved by game purchases and in-app.
Combining revenues from both app stores. The gaming segment alone reached almost € 12 billion during the last quarter. With these figures, the gaming segment accounts for about 75% of revenues.
EBox editors recommend:
Play Store: TOP 16 Most Popular Free Games For Android
Google Assistant will become an integral part of your day
Google Maps gets updated and adds fantastic possibilities
Source | Via