The iOS app store is home to almost 2 million apps, and a high proportion of those are games. Some are free, some offer in-app purchases, some have a price tag attached, but there is something that will suit everyone. New games are being added all the time, and Apple will regularly release a list of the top-grossing games, giving you ideas on what to play. The 10 best apps in the top-grossing category make for interesting reading, and you can see exactly what they are below.
10 Top-Grossing iOS App Store Games
1. Candy Crush Saga
From game maker King comes Candy Crush Saga, an addictive match 3 puzzle game played by millions. Match tempting sweets and candies in an epic adventure game, the most popular mobile game ever. Use brain power and boosters to solve puzzles and advance through the game, with levels becoming harder as you go. Thousands of levels, a Daily Booster Wheel for free rewards and several game modes to choose from, you can play alone, or you can play your friends. Free to download with in-app purchases, compatible with iOS 8 or above.
Fortnite has come to the mobile; originally a PC and console game, fans can now enjoy the game on the go on their iPhone or iPad – note it only supports the later devices. Fortnite Battle Royale is a battle game that tests your creativity to its limits. Build a fort and battle away to be the last one standing. Play alone or join a squad, build your fort, take out your opponents’ cover, gather resources, and battle away. New updates every week bring new features with a continually expanding game. Free to download with in-app purchases, requires iOS 11 or higher.
Enter the ultimate virtual universe and be whatever you want. Roblox lets you join with millions of other players and play game – adventure, action, battle, and you name it, the ever-growing library of user-created games will have it. New games are added all the time, and you can customize your avatar, creating new looks every day and hang out with your friends, with group messages, private messages, and in-game chat. Free to download, offers in-app purchases, and compatible with iOS 8 or above.
4. Toon Blast
A world of fun awaits you in this hilarious toon-based puzzle adventure game. With characters such as Bruno Bear, Wally Wolf, and Cooper Cat, take part in hundreds of levels of cube-blasting fun and travel the magical worlds with the Toon gang. Unlock cool boosters, collect stars to win rewards, create a team, and compete against others and much more. 50 new levels added every two weeks, and in-app purchases ranging from $0.99 to $24.99 will boost your gameplay. Compatible with iOS 7 or above.
5. Pokémon GO
One of the best-known games in the world, Pokémon Go just got better. Explore the world, find Pokémon, capture, and train them. Build up your PokeDex with every Pokémon caught, take part in Gym battles, and team up with other trainers in Raid Battles to take down the most powerful Pokémon. And now you can go to battle with TeamGO Rocket Grunts as you rescue the Pokemon and restore the PokeStops. Free with in-app purchases, compatible with iOS 9 or above. You can download this game from the TutuApp store on your iPhone and the iPad.
Another blockbusting game, its time to help Austin the butler rebuild his family mansion. Win match 3 puzzles to gain stars to renovate, using boosters to help you win. Uncover the secrets in the mansion, adopt a naught cat as a pet, meet fabulous characters, get into interior decoration, revamp the house and grounds, and have the adventure of a lifetime. Free to download, in-app purchases are on offer, compatible with iOS 9 or above.
7. Clash of Clans
Compete in Clan Wars with millions of players around the world. Build your village, train your clan, and step into the world of Clash. Upgrade your Town Hall, so it fights back, break down defenses with the siege machine and work with your clan to win magical items. Use weapons to defend and attack and use combinations of spells, Heroes, and troops to beat the rest. Take part in Friendly events and face the ultimate battle against the Goblin King. Free to download, in-app purchases are available and supports iOS 9 or higher.
8. Dragon Ball Z
Join the latest Dragon Ball Z experience – the Dokkan Battles. Face the toughest enemies as you take part in Dokkan events and join the World Tournament. For the toughest of fighters, there’s the Super Battle Road and Extreme Z-Battle. An addictive game, you can create your own dream team and take part in the best anime action with all your favorite characters. Free to play, in-app purchases are available and compatible with iOS 8 or above.
9. Clash Royale
One of the most epic card battles ever, the creators of Clash of Clans brings us Clash Royale, a multiplayer game featuring your favorite Clash characters, the Royales. Collect cards, upgrade them, and defeat your opponents to win trophies. Take part in 1v1 and 2v2 battles, destroy your opponent’s towers and earn Crown chests. Build up the ultimate Battle Deck and work your way through the arenas to get to the top. Take part in private duels, daily and weekly quests, and new events every week. Free to download with in-app purchases available, compatible with iOS 7 or above.
10. Slotomania Vegas
Join in the mania of Slotomania, a game with more than 100 million players worldwide. Spin your way to success on more than 200 Vegas slot machines with more added on a regular basis. New players get 20,000 coins free and bonus coins every day. Play the Tasty Bakery and collect ingredients as you spin to win. Bake items for sweet rewards and prizes. Join a SLOTOCLAN with other players and spin for huge prizes; weekly rewards, bonuses, and the prestige of being a Vegas winner. And join the Slotomania Trivia every Wednesday, a brand new live trivia game to win more prizes. Free to download, contains in-app purchases and is compatible on iOS 9 or above.
Has this list given you some ideas on what to play next or have you already tried these games out?