The App Store beat every record on New Year's Eve with $ 240 million in purchases: January 1 was the richest day ever on the App Store
The Apple App Store beat every record on New Year's Eve with $ 240 million of customer purchases: January 1, 2017, the richest day ever on the App Store.
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In fact, Apple announced that the App Store has started 2017 with its single pitrafficato day ever, on New Year's Day, at the end of a record-breaking Christmas season and a year in which developers have made unprecedented gains and successes. , the developers have earned over 20 billion dollars, over 40% more than in 2015. Since the App Store was launched in 2008, developers have earned over 60 billion dollars, creating apps for customers for iPhone, iPad , Apple Watch, Apple TV and Mac. 2016 was a record year for the App Store, having generated $ 20 billion for developers, and 2017 starts off big with a January 1st that became the best single day ever on the App Store, said Philip Schiller, senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing at Apple. We want to thank our entire community of developers for the many innovative apps that they created and which, together with our products, really contribute to improving people's lives.
Customers broke all records during the Christmas season with purchases on the App Store, reaching 3 billion dollars in December in December. In the same month, Nintendo's Super Mario Run with over 40 million downloads in just four days of its release; It was the most downloaded app on the world Christmas and New Year.
Super Mario Run also among the 10 most downloaded apps worldwide last year, with Pokmon Go in first place. Pokmon Go, a superlative Niantic game, quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon in mid 2016. Prisma, Reigns, Procreate, Lumino City, Sweat With Kayla and djay Pro, created by some independent Apple developers, have been among the most successful apps respectively on iPhone, iPad , Apple TV, Apple Watch and Mac.
The global impact of the App Store was represented during the past two app campaigns for the Earth and Games for (RED). Thanks to partnerships with WWF and (RED), customers have been able to make a difference, helping to protect life on our planet and contribute to the fight against AIDS. Personalized content, created ad hoc for all campaigns by all developers who participated in the campaigns, helped raise over $ 17 million in total for the two organizations.
With the introduction of the app for iMessage and SiriKit in iOS 10, the developers have created new types of experiences within the apps. IPhone and iPad users now have over 21,000 iMessage apps available to send stickers and easily interact with friends, users can now ask Siri to book taxis, make payments, recall a contact and more.