Mojang is surely in greater heights, after its titular "Minecraft: Pocket Edition" reached a new milestone. The mobile version of the highly celebrated PC and console game has now become the top paid app in Canada.
According to App Annie, "Minecraft: Pocket Edition" acquired the number one spot, becoming the most paid game apps for iPad and iPhone in the aforementioned country. The chart covered the week of May 23 to May 29.
Mojang's latest title was among the highly anticipated mobile games when it was yet to be released. In fact, fans are now eagerly waiting for "Minecraft: Pocket Edition" update 0.15.0 to arrive. It is said to be the biggest update that the game will receive since its release.
"Minecraft: Pocket Edition" is being followed by Warner Bros.' "Heads Up!," while Ndemic Creations' "Plague Inc." took the third spot. "Geometry Dash" from RobTop Games AB and Rovio Entertainment Ltd.'s "Angry Birds" fell at the fourth and fifth spots, respectively.
The Chronicle Herald mentions "Bloons TD 5" from Ninja Kiwi in the sixth spot, while Lightricks Ltd.s' "Facetune" followed at the seventh spot. The "7 Minute Workout Challenge" (Fitness Guide Inc.) and "Goat Simulator Waste of Space" (Coffee Stain Studios) nabbed the eighth and ninth places, respectively. Microsoft Corp.'s "Halo: Spartan Strike" took the last spot.
"Minecraft: Pocket Edition" conquered both the Top Paid iPhone and iPad Apps category. On the other hand, "Snapchat" ruled the Top Free iPhone Apps, with Facebook Inc.'s "Messenger" taking the second spot.
Meanwhile, below are the full list of Top Free iPad and TV apps:
Top Free iPad Apps
1. slither.io (Steve Howse)
2. Tank.ai - Tank.io Edition (Peter Nguyen)
3. YouTube (Google Inc.)
4. Messenger (Facebook Inc.)
5. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Legends" (Ludia)
6. Netflix (Netflix Inc.)
7. Facebook (Facebook Inc.)
8. "Barbie Dreamtopia -- Magical Hair" (Budge Studios)
9. "Mr. Crab 2" (Illusion Labs)
10. The Weather Network for iPad (Pelmorex Media Inc.)
Top Free TV Apps
1. Netflix (Netflix Inc.)
2. YouTube (Google Inc.)
3. The Weather Network TV App (Pelmorex Media Inc.)
4. shomi_ (Shomi Partnership)
5. CBC News (CBC)
6. CraveTV (Bell Media Inc.)
7. Sportsnet (Rogers Media)
8. TED (TED Conferences)
9. Crackle (Sony Pictures Television)
10. Vevo (VEVO)
The full rundown can be seen here.
Congratulations, "Minecraft: Pocket Edition" fans and, of course, Mojang!