Following yearly trends, first-time U.S. and worldwide iOS game installs were down last month compared to March, but were up year-over-year for the month compared to April 2015. According to Sensor Tower’s Store Intelligence platform, worldwide App Store game downloads grew 16.6 percent in April over the same month last year, from 502 million to 585 million. In the U.S., they grew at a slightly lower rate of 14.2 percent over the same period.
In this report on the mobile gaming category, we’ll chart this growth as well as rank the top mobile games of April 2016 on the U.S. App Store, Google Play Store, and the two platforms combined. Read on for the data and analysis.