Distimo list finds app stores divided by games, utilities

04/8/2013 | eWeek

Candy Crush Saga led the Apple App Store and Facebook topped the Google Play application download lists in March, according to Distimo. However, Skype, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger made Play's top five, whereas the App Store's list is dominated by games, a probable reflection of the users on the devices, Michelle Maisto writes. BlackBerry World and Samsung's store also contrasted in featuring utility apps vs. games. Puzzle & Dragons is turning into a record-breaking revenue generator. "No application has ever been this popular and has gained so much revenue across the two largest platforms," Distimo's Tiuri van Agten says.

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