Pokemon Go ended 2016 with its highest week in income within the US since launch

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Pokemon Go will not be the juggernaut it as soon as was, however a vacation occasion and a few free time introduced gamers again to it in droves.


While we and many of the Western world was on vacation, Pokemon Go broke one other file. According to knowledge analysts at Sensor Tower, December 31 was the sport’s greatest day when it comes to gross income since July 18 within the US.

Around $four.9 million was spent on in-app purchases on that day. Not solely that, however the week of December 26 was Pokemon Go’s highest grossing within the US, additionally since July. $22.1 million was the determine gamers spent throughout the week.

The vacation weekend introduced extra gamers again to the sport than the Thanksgiving and Halloween occasions, much more than the spike Pokemon Go noticed after the discharge of recent Pokemon in mid-November.

That ultimate week additionally noticed the sport climb to the highest of the highest grossing apps record within the US, overtaking Clash of Clans, and Clash Royale. Pokemon Go was additionally the most downloaded release in 2016.

Super Mario Run, one other sizzling title on the App Store final yr, has surprisingly fallen off the highest grossing record throughout the identical week. This is because of its $10 price ticket, versus Pokemon Go’s free-to-play mannequin.