here are the forecasts for 2021


After the boom in the mobile application industry during 2020, market trends have started to normalize in 2021, as user spending globally is projected to reach approximately $ 133 billion on purchases and subscriptions through the Google Play Store and theApp Store.

According to the new report by Sensor Tower, this figure represents a growth of 19.7% on an annual basis compared to 111.1 billion dollars in 2020, approaching the 21% recorded in the previous twelve months.

The most downloaded apps and games from the Google Play Store in 2021

As for the Google Play Store, users are expected to spend 47.9 billion dollars in 2021, with a growth of 23.5% on an annual basis while the revenues of the App Store should be almost double.

As for the applications capable of achieving the highest revenues, globally the ranking is led by TikTok, followed by YouTube and Piccoma. If, on the other hand, we refer only to the Android world, the ranking sees Google One, Piccoma and Disney + on the podium.

Google Play Store

TikTok is also the most downloaded application globally, followed by Facebook and Instagram. As for the Google Play Store, however, the ranking sees Facebook in command, followed by Instagram and TikTok.

Google Play Store

Turning to the gaming sector, revenues in 2021 are expected to reach 89.6 billion dollars, with a growth of 12.6% on an annual basis and the share of the Google Play Store is expected to be 37.3 billion dollars (with a increase of 16.6% compared to 2020).

Google Play Store

The games capable of recording the highest revenues were PUBG Mobile, Honor of Kings and Genshin Impact globally, while on the Google Play Store they were Coin Master, Garena Free Fire and Genshin Impact.

Google Play Store

Finally, as regards the most downloaded games globally, the ranking sees Garena Free Fire, Subway Surfers and PUBG Mobile at the command while on the Google Play Store the three most downloaded titles were Garena Free Fire, Ludo King and Subway Surfers.

Google Play Store

See you next month for the final report on 2021.

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