The 2016 ranking of Uptodown Android games is headed by Clash of Clans (18.4 million), Pokemon GO (15.2 million) and Subway Surfers (8.8 million).
2016 has been the consecration of mobile devices as gaming platforms to the point of putting in the background dedicated markets such as portable video game consoles. It is estimated that during 2016 will have generated 36 billion dollars in profits only in mobile devices, 37 percent of the total revenue from the video game market in all its facets, according to the agency Newzoo .
Uptodown, the largest international download portal for mobile applications behind Google Play, has released a list of the most downloaded Android games for 2016. With more than 120 million hits per month and Alexa’s top 150 in the world, Uptodown Erected as a reference in the study of trends of the market passes smartphones. 88 percent of Uptodown traffic is topped by the Android system, with more than 1300 million downloads on this platform alone – 65 percent more than the year before.
With all these data has been elaborated a ranking with the 10 most downloaded games, as well as a list divided by categories and an infographic in which the most relevant data of the top are exposed.
The three most downloaded games are Clash of Clans (18.4 million), Pokemon GO (15.2 million) and Subway Surfers (8.8 million). Within the top 20, EA Mobile is the most lavish studio with four games, followed by King and Outfit 7 with two titles. As for the origin of the developers, six come from the United States.
Action / Adventure
A category as anarchic as interesting. If you have to catalog a game within the ambit of the adventure, Pokemon GO definitely takes the palm, because even with the drop in downloads since its launch in late summer, is still among the three most downloaded games. It is followed by the incombustible Minecraft, visible since the Pocket Edition demo is no longer available on Google Play, and the sleek fighting and martial arts game Shadow Fight 2.
1. Pokémon GO | to download
2. Minecraft Pocket Edition | to download
3. Shadow Fight 2 | to download
Another classic on the list is Subway Surfers, which continues to dominate the list of skill games, where there is a complete hegemony of the sub-genre of endless runners . The fun Hill Climb Racing lags behind with its second part just published, while the second part of Temple Run has supplanted its predecessor with equal success.
1. Subway Surfers | to download
2. Hill Climb Racing | to download
3. Temple Run 2 | Download https://temple-run-2.uptodown.com/android
Without much change in this respect in this category compared to previous years. The interactive animals from the Outfit 7 studio take the palm with My Talking Tom and My Talking Angela, followed by the inexhaustible virtual pet Pou.
1. My Talking Tom | to download
2. Pou | to download
3. My Talking Angela | Download https://my-talking-angela.uptodown.com/android
For the third consecutive year, the King study leads in its unrivaled field to face it. The unbeatable Candy Crush Saga is followed by variants that take advantage of its formula of success with minor changes. In fact, we could almost consider “”Soda”” as an additional level package for the former.
1. Candy Crush Saga | to download
2. Candy Crush Soda Saga to download
3. Farm Heroes Saga | Download https://farm-heroes-saga.uptodown.com/android
For the first time, the FIFA saga does not crown this ranking, Dream League Soccer having that honor, a football manager whose main difference from its competitor is to work correctly on outdated devices. The curiosity of this section is in the persistence of FIFA 14 in the top when running on devices with Android 2.3 or higher.
1. Dream League Soccer | to download
2. FIFA 16 Ultimate Team | to download
3. FIFA 14 | Download https://fifa-14.uptodown.com/android
The hegemony of the Supercell studio is indisputable in this section. After triumphing with Clash of Clans and similar products like Boom Beach, in early 2016 Clash Royale was launched, a spin off of its most successful product that adapts the mechanics of the MOBA to the realm of smartphones. The success has been resounding considering that it is among the five most downloaded titles.
1. Clash of Clans | to download
2. Clash Royale | to download
3. Boom Beach | to download