According to a study conducted specifically for certain countries, including Turkey, people are spending more and more time on their mobile devices. It has been revealed that they play mobile games for a significant part of this time. For a more detailed analysis on the subject, App Annie evaluated the download numbers and compiled the best debut and most downloaded games.
The best game was “friendship simulation”
My Talking Angela 2, the game owned by Outfit7 and described by the company as “a friendship simulation”, became the most downloaded game in the world in the third quarter. My Talking Angela 2, the highly anticipated sequel after the first game, seems to have achieved success with the high number of downloads it received worldwide.
My Talking Angela 2 was followed by Freeplay‘s extraordinary title Count Masters. The hyper-casual game, which had the highest number of downloads in the third quarter reports of 2021 in France, England, and Germany, also attracted great interest in Turkey. In the USA, Roblox took the top spot among the games evaluated in terms of player spending, download numbers, and user acquisition.
Here are the top 5 most downloaded games worldwide:
- My Talking Angela 2
- Garena Free Fire
- Count Masters
- PUBG Mobile
- Bridge Race
On the other hand, Pokémon Unite reached very high download numbers in 9 days immediately after its launch on September 22, making a rapid debut in far eastern countries and became the first in South Korea in a short time.
The US in particular hit a new high of 4.2 hours, up from 3.9 hours in-game and app usage times in the second quarter. Usage times in the UK increased from 3.8 hours to 4 hours per day in the second quarter of 2021 for average Android users. In the same period, the average user and gamers in South Korea spent close to 5 hours at the beginning of mobile games and applications. The time spent by users on mobile games and apps in Japan has also reached the highest daily levels, increasing by 10%. In Australia, there was a 15% increase after the pandemic, and the time increased to 4.1 hours a day.
Here are the top five games that debuted in the second and third quarters of 2021:
- My Talking Angela 2
- Fidget Toys Trading 3D
- Trading Master 3D
- Run Rich 3D
- Arrow Fest
The time spent on mobile devices in Turkey increased by 45%. According to a report by “Anadolu Ajansi”, there are 35 million mobile players in Turkey. When this increase in usage time and the high number of mobile players come together, Turkey takes its place among the promising countries for the mobile game industry.