App Annie reports that China has now surpassed both the USA and Japan to lead the pack in the last quarters iOS App Store Game category.
China has climbed to the #1 spot, surpassing the US (and Japan in Q1) which was previously leading the pack. With the iOS Games category taking home about 75% of all revenue, China’s leap to the top is attributed to explosive growth for multiplayer collaborative games. This came as no surprise to App Annie: In Q1 we predicted China would surpass other markets. Source App Annie .
This explosive growth in multiplayer collaborative games will benefit Clash of Clans and Clash Royale as Tencent rolls out these games across its QQ and WeChat platform. Clash of Clans will have prime advertising access to well over half a billion customers on these platforms.
Clash of Clans continues to dominate in India, on 18 July it was the number 1 grossing app on iOS. With the annual growth in the Indian smart phone sector continuing to rapidly increase, Indian Clashers will be on their heals.