Looks like Pokémon Go was listening to the TV show’s lyrics: “I wanna be the very best. Like no one ever was.” It certainly was when it comes to leading the app stores.
Google said today that Pokémon Go is the top-trending mobile game on its Play app store. This shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who’s been following the industry this year. Niantic’s smash dominated the news after its release over the summer, and it was the fastest mobile game ever to reach $500 million in revenues. It has 500 million unique players in total. These are huge numbers in a $36.6 billion mobile gaming market that had seen little movement at the top between games such as Clash of Clans, Candy Crush Saga, Game of War, and Mobile Strike.
And Pokémon Go could surge again this month if it receives this huge update.
The top trending games include: