App-sales success is concentrated among few developers, firm says

12/4/2012 | TechCrunch

Half of the revenue from Apple's App Store and Google Play during a three-week period in November went to a total of 25 developers, who collectively took in $60 million from paid downloads and in-app purchases, analyst Canalys estimates. Game apps also tended to crowd out other categories, the report found. "With top game developers' content so prevalent in the stores, it can be hard for other good quality apps to get the attention they deserve," Canalys' Tim Shepherd said in a statement.

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