Mobile monitoring firm App Annie has revealed the top 52 app publishers of 2015- reserved for the top earners from the iOS App Store and Google Play Store.
Year over year, there is general see consistency across the App Annie top 10, and this year was no exception. Japanese publisher Mixi shot up to #3, South Korea’s Netmarble rose to #8 and China’s NetEase made its debut appearance at #9.
There were 13 first-time honorees included on this year’s list. A few notable inclusions are Spotify, Pandora and InterActiveCorp (IAC), the company behind Tinder, OKCupid Dating and Match.com.
The App Annie 52 is comprised of the top 52 earners by combined iOS and Google Play revenue from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015 inclusive. Revenue rankings are based on revenue earned from paid downloads and in-app purchases on the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. They do not include revenue earned from in-app advertising or subscriptions outside app store channels.
Source: App Annie