App Store kicks off 2018 with record-breaking holiday season

App Store customers made apps and games a bigger part of their holiday season than ever, culminating in $300 million in purchases on New Year’s Day.

Pokémon GO went back to the top of the App Store charts on December 21 with the introduction of new augmented reality features, built on Apple’s ARKit framework for more detailed and realistic gameplay. Customers are now enjoying close to 2,000 ARKit-enabled apps spanning every category on the App Store. Among the most popular AR titles are games such as CSR Racing 2, Stack AR and Kings of Pool; shopping apps like Amazon and Wayfair; education apps including Night Sky and Thomas & Friends Minis; and social media apps including Pitu and Snapchat.

Källa: App Store kicks off 2018 with record-breaking holiday season

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