- $240 million in customer purchases on January 1.
- App developers Made $20 Billion in 2016
“2016 was a record-shattering year for the App Store, generating $20 billion for developers, and 2017 is off to a great start with January 1 as the single biggest day ever on the App Store,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “We want to thank our entire developer community for the many innovative apps they have created — which together with our products — help to truly enrich people’s lives.”
Pokemon Go was the top downloaded app of 2016. Super Mario Run also made the top 10 list. The app store business is not slowing down anytime soon.