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About How Much $ Do You Spend on iOS Games Each Year?

12-07-2011, 02:59 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 808
About How Much $ Do You Spend on iOS Games Each Year?

I calculated mines, took a bit time but here it is.

2010: $121.55

2011 (so far): $73.68

Average: $97.62

You guys dont have to give exact numbers (cause Im crazy) just rough estimates. Im curious on if Im spending way more than or way little than that other people.
12-07-2011, 03:12 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
01/21/09-07/21/09: $117.38

07/22/09-01/21/10: $268.35

01/22/10-07/21/10: $218.79

07/22/10-01/21/11: $513.97

01/22/11-07/21/11: $409.41

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07/22/11-10/21/11: $199.33

10/22/11-11/21/11: $58.11

11/22/11-today: $33.42

Highest two months: September 2010-$146.62, December 2010-$134.86

Averages: per year-$625.62, per month-$52.14

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Last edited by backtothis; 12-07-2011 at 03:16 AM.

12-07-2011, 03:13 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 307
2009: $100 or so
2010: $80 or so
2011 (so far): About $50

I've spent less and less each year, mostly because of the decline in free time. When I have a couple of minutes to kill, I typically just read something in Safari instead of playing $0.99 endless runners. My purchases this year have being 'hardcore' games like MC3, cod zombies..
12-07-2011, 04:35 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 4,568
2008: $173.45
2009: $558.76
2010: $254.87
2011: $110.34

Total: $1,097.42

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12-07-2011, 04:42 AM
#5
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: India
Posts: 964
How are you guys calculating this? i have a rough estimate, but would be nice to know how much I have spent exactly..

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12-07-2011, 04:43 AM
#6
I've only had my iPhone since July.

July 2011 - December 2011 = 6 months = Around 120 euro.
12-07-2011, 05:04 AM
#7
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 4,568
Quote:
Originally Posted by spidey View Post
How are you guys calculating this? i have a rough estimate, but would be nice to know how much I have spent exactly..
In your account settings in iTunes there's a "Purchase history" that you can go through and add up the totals. Or if you get emails from iTunes for each purchase receipt, then you can go through those too.

But Backtothis probably keeps a running total as he goes so it's not as hard to keep track of it. I had to manually go through all mine to find out since I haven't been keeping track.

Twitter: @Zincous
12-07-2011, 07:41 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Houston/Austin, TX
Posts: 13,251
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zincous View Post
In your account settings in iTunes there's a "Purchase history" that you can go through and add up the totals. Or if you get emails from iTunes for each purchase receipt, then you can go through those too.

But Backtothis probably keeps a running total as he goes so it's not as hard to keep track of it. I had to manually go through all mine to find out since I haven't been keeping track.
Yeah, I've been keeping track since a year ago. All I have to do is calculate from where I left off. I do it once a month to see how my spending habits have changed, if at all.

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12-07-2011, 08:01 PM
#9
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 1,928
2011 ~70-80

If you ever had to learn how to use "pivot table" in Excel...you can do some pretty nifty/geeky things in tracking stats (granted there's better tools out there, but its overkill to me for just tracking my app spending habits). After buying a game, I just enter it in my Excel table, then through the power of "pivot tables", I can quickly arrange the data by year, month, genre, or anything else (depending on how I set up my table).

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12-07-2011, 08:07 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Swansea, UK
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This yr, about 350

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