[Notícia atualizada em 10/1/2023, às 19h08, com novas informações sobre a receita dos desenvolvedores e da Apple] Developers generated $320 billion in sales of digital goods and services app store Since the launch of the platform in 2008. An apple released this tuesday, 10, updated data, related to 2022, on its digital services such as the App store, Apple Arcade, Apple Music and Apple TV +. The company had said in the last announcement, going back to 2021, that the conversion had reached 260 billion US dollars, which represents a jump of 60 billion US dollars in 2022.
Billing developers $1 billion is the revenue generated by apps minus the commission Apple earns on sales, which can range from 15% to 30% of the total, depending on the number of app downloads. Without disclosing numbers, the company said in a statement that the developers had “another year of record profits”.
In 2022, Apple will reach the 900 million paid subscription mark, among all of the company’s services. In 2021, there were 745 million, an increase of almost 20%. Apple’s services business in fiscal 2022 grew to $78.1 billion, up 14%, which is a slowdown from the 27% recorded in 2021.
The App Store is reached by 650 million visitors from 175 regions around the world each week. the Apple Arcade, a game subscription service, currently has more than 200 titles. In 2022, more than 50 games have been added to the catalog.
Indeed Apple Music, a music streaming service, has 100 million songs available. The company highlighted the use of Spatial Audio, which is currently used by 80% of global subscribers. The number of monthly plays using the feature grew by 1000% in 2022. Launched in June 2021, it enables listening to music in a more immersive experience, recreating the full sound effect in the environment, with Dolby Atmos.
After 20 years of running in the year 2022, the Shazam (androidAnd iOSIt has recorded 70 billion searches for music through the app since its launch. In 2022 alone, 40 million different tracks have been discovered by users and 1 million artists have received Shazam verification. Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill”, released in 1985, became the oldest song to top the app’s most searched songs chart.
Your movie and series streaming platform products, + Apple TV, have received 1,300 nominations, winning 300 times, in 2022. “Ruptura” and “Ted Lasso” were nominated for an Emmy, while the latter was for the second year in a row the comedy series that won the most categories in the awards. “Breakfast” became the first original movie from a streaming platform to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Check out other data Apple shared for 2022:
- Fitness+, a subscription service for tracking physical activity and well-being, now has 3,500 types of workouts and meditations available in its library;
- 3,000 stories professionally told on Apple News+;
- Over 95% of active users of icloud use two-factor authentication;
- Apple Books reaches 10 million titles in catalog;
- Apple Pay Available to millions of sellers in nearly 70 countries and regions, working with more than 10,000 banks and partners worldwide;
- NFC card use with Apple Wallet has nearly tripled in the United States and Canada;
- Payment platforms have already enabled Tap to Pay on iPhone for millions of app developers and merchants.
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