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State of Food Delivery and Restaurant Apps in Europe 2021: Installs Rise 44% Since 2019

When restaurants closed their doors for in-person dining during the pandemic, consumers relied on mobile-first or online delivery services more than ever before. Our latest report, available now as a free download, shows food app installs hit almost 170 million in Europe in the first three quarters of 2021, climbing 44 percent since the same period...

Japan Leads Mobile App Spending Per Capita in 2021, Climbing 18% Over 2020 to Nearly $150

Japan led in per capita spending on mobile devices in 2020, and that trend has continued this year. Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data reveals that among the top 10 highest grossing markets in the first three quarters of 2021—excluding China—Japan’s average per capita spending on mobile games and non-game apps topped all others at approximately $149,...

Top Mobile Games Worldwide for September 2021 by Downloads

Pokémon Unite from The Pokémon Company, in collaboration with Tencent, was the most downloaded mobile game worldwide for September 2021 with approximately 33 million installs. The countries with the most installs of the app during this period were the United States at 21.8 percent of its total downloads and Brazil at 12 percent. The full top 10 ranking...

Sensor Tower’s Q3 2021 Data Digest: Worldwide App Downloads Totaled 35.7 Billion Last Quarter

Sensor Tower’s new quarterly Data Digest report, available now as a free download, examines the mobile apps, games, and publishers that topped the download charts globally, as well as in the United States, Europe, and Asia during Q3 2021. Many of the leaders from Q2 continued to hold firm in the third quarter, but there are some standout stories to...

Top Apps Worldwide for September 2021 by Downloads

TikTok was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for September 2021 with more than 59 million installs. The countries with the largest number installs were from Douyin in China at 16 percent, followed by the United States at 12 percent. The full top 10 ranking of non-gaming apps worldwide by downloads for September 2021 is above. App download...

The State of Travel Apps in Europe Report: Travel Apps Rebounded in H1 2021, Hitting 143 Million Downloads

Rising vaccination rates and decreasing infection rates across several European countries have helped the Travel app category hit strong year-over-year growth rates in Q2 2021, with downloads up 104 percent. Sensor Tower’s latest report, available now, reveals that downloads reached 143 million installs, up 14 percent versus H1 2020 on Google Play and...

Time Spent in Rival Apps Grew Up to 23% During Facebook Platforms Outage

The outage that struck Facebook’s apps on October 4 led consumers to seek out alternatives for social media and messaging, precipitating a surge in time spent among apps from the company’s competitors. On the social media front, Snapchat saw the biggest increase as average time spent by existing users climbed 23 percent week-over-week during the outage,...

Top Grossing Mobile Games Worldwide for September 2021

The top grossing mobile game worldwide for September 2021 was Genshin Impact from miHoYo with $341.7 million in player spending. Approximately 31.6 percent of Genshin Impact’s revenue was from China’s App Store, followed by 21.7 percent from the United States and close to 21 percent from Japan. The full ranking of the top grossing mobile games for September...

Disney+ Mobile App Exceeds $1.5 Billion in Worldwide Consumer Spending

When Disney launched its subscription video on demand (SVOD) mobile app Disney+ in November 2019, it generated nearly $100 million in gross revenue during its first two months alone. The platform’s continued success has now propelled it past $1.5 billion in consumer spending on mobile, according to Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data. Disney+...

Global App Revenue Climbed 15% Year-Over-Year in Q3 2021 to Nearly $34 Billion

Worldwide consumer spending and first-time installs of mobile apps climbed to $33.6 billion and 35.7 billion, respectively, across Apple’s App Store and Google Play in the third quarter of 2021, preliminary Sensor Tower Store Intelligence data reveals. The mobile market has experienced continued lift during the ongoing pandemic, although year-over-year...

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