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Competitors analytics

12-02-2011, 10:41 AM
#1
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 4,443
Competitors analytics

This has probably been asked and answered, but I can find a thread on it.

Is there an iPhone space equivalent for sites like vgcharts.com that report sales numbers?

If there isn't how do developers judge sales of competing games (analytics covers their own games)?

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12-02-2011, 02:51 PM
#2
No such beast. Best you can get is to look at the top grossing charts on the store. But getting actual sales numbers on a large scale, that's never going to happen.

12-02-2011, 03:27 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 240
The closest thing you can find is:
http://xyologic.com/

But it's estimations. It's still better than nothing.
12-02-2011, 03:45 PM
#4
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hercule View Post
The closest thing you can find is:
http://xyologic.com/

But it's estimations. It's still better than nothing.
I wouldn't put too much faith in that site. None of their stats for any of my games are even close to correct.
12-02-2011, 08:48 PM
#5
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Berlin, Germany
Posts: 1,674
appannie is (was?) selling such extrapolated sales metrics based on their not small userbase of devs who use their services.. it was pretty expensive (around 12k if i recall right) so more aimed at bigger companies

but there are no free reliable sales data avaiable.. afaik
12-07-2011, 05:02 AM
#6
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Sweden
Posts: 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by mr.Ugly View Post
appannie is (was?) selling such extrapolated sales metrics based on their not small userbase of devs who use their services.. it was pretty expensive (around 12k if i recall right) so more aimed at bigger companies
Are they allowed to do that? =>
12-12-2011, 07:01 PM
#7
Yeah, I was looking for the DAU and ARPU of certain apps. Googling didn't return any data.
appdata.com doesn't have what I'm looking for
12-14-2011, 02:56 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 267
Quote:
Originally Posted by Little White Bear Studios View Post
I wouldn't put too much faith in that site. None of their stats for any of my games are even close to correct.
The estimate weren't close on mine either.
12-15-2011, 09:45 PM
#9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Little White Bear Studios View Post
I wouldn't put too much faith in that site. None of their stats for any of my games are even close to correct.
Ditto