The dream race of Chinese app TikTok continues in 2022 around the world. According to CensorTower, the app that was banned in India in June 2020 was the most downloaded app worldwide in the first quarter of 2022. TikTok, including Douyin on iOS in China, has maintained its position as the top-earning non-game app overall. The app has topped both stores, Apple App Store And Google Play Shop. This means that the app is the most downloaded app along with the iPhone Android Smartphone
Download and for the first time across the App Store Google Play 1Q22 grew 1.1 percent Y / Y, reaching 36.8 billion downloads Both platforms saw almost the same growth, with Apple’s Marketplace growing 1.2 percent Y / Y to 8.5 billion downloads and Google’s Store growing 1.1 percent Y / Y to 28.3 billion. TikTok has seen the most downloads on both marketplaces as well as Apple’s platform. The owner of Facebook, like the Meta app, has maintained its hold on the top of the Google Play charts Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger ranking in the top 10. In 2021, Facebook was the most downloaded app on Google Play, while in the last quarter, the difference went to Instagram, which saw 125.8 million first installs. Across the App Store and Google Play, TikTok has seen over 186 million installs worldwide.
Android users spend the most on Google One
Google’s strategy of restricting storage seems to be paying off. Since Android users now seem to be receiving paid storage services from the company. In terms of revenue, Google One tops the Google Play Store with about $ 250 million. TikTok earned $ 821 million in consumer spending quarterly. It is second only to Google One in the Google Play Store.
Earnings and downloads of mobile games worldwide
Consumer spending on mobile games fell 7.1 percent Y / Y to $ 21 billion in 1Q22, with both the App Store and Google Play seeing lower revenue than a year ago. Mobile games on Apple’s platform saw about $ 12.9 billion, Y / Y 2.3 percent lower, while Google Play saw its mobile game revenue fall 13.8 percent Y / Y to $ 8.1 billion.