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Top 10 iPhone Games: Follow the Money

23 July 2013 1,496 views No Comment

Candy Crush Saga brings in $632,867 every day or about about $231 million per year. Check out the rest of the Top 10 iPhone Games as we follow the money.

How would you feel about making $632,867 a year? Pfft, chump change! Candy Crush Saga brings in that much every day, which yields about $231 million per annum. Check out the rest of the Top 10 iOS Games as we follow the money.

 01. Candy Crush Saga, free with in-app purchases, $632,867

 02. Clash of Clans, free with in-app purchases, $527,389

 03. Modern War, free with in-app purchases, $474,650

 04. Hay Day, free with in-app purchases, $421,911

 05. MARVEL War of Heroes, free with in-app purchases, $361,789

Top 10 iPhone Game chart by revenue
 06. The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth, free with in-app purchases, $271,078

 07. Big Fish Casino – Free Slots, Blackjack, Roulette, Poker and More!, free with in-app purchases, $215,175

 08. Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North, free with in-app purchases, $184,322

 09. Minecraft – Pocket Edition, $6.99, $175,357

 10. Despicable Me: Minion Rush, free with in-app purchases, $150,306

Add all of that up and the Top 10 iPhone games average a whopping $3.4 million in revenue every day of the week, 365 days a year. And, aside from Minecraft, all of these games are “free” to play with in-app purchases.

It seems strange that people would quibble over paying $0.99 for an app, but have no trouble whatsoever shelling out $1 or even $100 for in-app power ups, cash and/or virtual booty. Increasingly, the iOS App Store bonanza makes the casino business look like hard work…

Have you contributed to this gold rush?

Source: Statista

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