App Downloads Takes A Hit On Apple, Google Online Stores In Q4 2022

Last update: January 26, 2023 at 2:57 PM IST

Competition for social media apps remains fierce.

According to Sensor Tower, the competition for social media apps remains fierce.

Mobile app adoption has plateaued, with global app downloads on the Apple App Store and Google Play down 0.1% year-over-year to reach 35.5 billion in Q4 2022, according to a new report.

According to Sensor Tower, the competition for social media apps remains fierce.

Instagram has maintained its position in the top three apps for the past seven quarters since Q2 2021 and remains the #1 app globally in Q4 2022.

TikTok and Facebook followed as the world’s second and third-largest apps, respectively.

Global downloads for the top mobile games declined quarter by quarter, but events such as the World Cup may have contributed to the surge in downloads for soccer games.

FIFA Mobile and Soccer Super Star saw Q/Q growth of 137% and 112% respectively in Q4.

Kitka Games’ Stumble Guys is a standout mobile app, dominating download growth in 2022. The game was the fastest growing app by downloads in 2022.

“Ranked #1 in Latin America and Europe, with over 50 million downloads and over 36 million downloads in those regions in 2022, respectively,” the report states.

Meanwhile, according to a recent annual report, consumer spending on apps will drop 2% to reach $167 billion in 2022, indicating a fading interest in the app ecosystem. increase.

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