Worldwide App Retailer downloads grew 2.4 % to hit 8.6 billion within the first quarter of 2022, in response to knowledge shared at present by Sensor Tower (through TechCrunch). Between the App Retailer and the Google Play retailer, there have been 36.9 billion whole app downloads, a rise of 1.4 %.
As there are way more Android customers than iPhone customers, there have been a a lot larger variety of apps downloaded on Android units, with Google Play downloads hitting 28.3 billion in the course of the quarter.
TikTok was probably the most downloaded app on the iPhone and the iPad worldwide, surpassing 70 million App Retailer downloads. YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, and Fb have been the opposite high downloaded apps, which is unchanged from the year-ago quarter.
TikTok has been downloaded greater than 3.5 billion instances since its launch, and it’s the first non-Meta app to hit that milestone. In reality, because the starting of 2018, no app has surpassed TikTok in downloads, in response to Sensor Tower.
As for video games, Subway Surfers, Wordle (the unique from 2016), Coloring Match, PUBG Cell, and Roblox have been probably the most downloaded apps. Subway Surfer had greater than 15 million downloads in the course of the quarter.
Sensor Tower’s full report on the state of the App Retailer in Q1 2022 might be discovered on the corporate’s web site. [PDF]