After five years, Apple reveals the all-time best-selling iOS games

Angry Birds rules the roost.

Apple has marked the five year anniversary of its iOS App Store by revealing the best-selling downloads across all of its platforms. And, unsurprisingly, Angry Birds features pretty heavily.


The original avian puzzler took top spot in the paid-for iPhone chart and came second on iPad. Altogether, different versions accounted for three of the top 10 downloads on both devices.

Games in general accounted for almost all of the iPhone chart and the majority of the iPad chart, with non-game applications more prevalent on the free app listings.

Halfbrick's Fruit Ninja and other App Store regulars such as Cut the Rope and Doodle Jump are also unsurprisingly present.

The full lists lie below.

Best Selling Paid iPhone apps

  1. Angry Birds
  2. Fruit Ninja
  3. Doodle Jump
  4. Cut the Rope
  5. Angry Birds Seasons
  6. WhatsApp Messenger
  7. Camera+
  8. Words with Friends
  9. Tiny Wings
  10. Angry Birds Space

Best Selling Paid iPad apps

  1. Pages
  2. Angry Birds HD
  3. Angry Birds Seasons HD
  4. Where's My Water
  5. Fruit Ninja HD
  6. Angry Birds Space HD
  7. GarageBand
  8. Words With Friends HD
  9. Cut the Rope HD
  10. Keynote

Most popular free iPhone apps

  1. Facebook
  2. Pandora Radio
  3. Instagram
  4. YouTube
  5. Skype
  6. Words With Friends Free
  7. The Weather Channel
  8. Twitter
  9. Temple Run
  10. Google Search

Most popular free iPad apps

  1. Skype for iPad
  2. The Weather Channel for iPad
  3. Netflix
  4. Angry Birds HD Free
  5. Kindle
  6. Facebook
  7. Pandora Radio
  8. Calculator for iPad Free
  9. Fruit Ninja HD Free
  10. Words With Friends HD Free

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