Apple adds 'Top Grossing' chart for Apps

Apple adds 'Top Grossing' chart for Apps

By Stuart Dredge

September 9th 2009 at 8:06PM

Good news for developers complaining about the clutter of 99-cent iPhone apps

Apple has introduced a new chart on its App Store, and developers are sure to be pleased. Alongside Top Paid and Top Free apps will be Top Grossing apps.

In other words, applications will be ranked on that chart by the amount of revenue they have generated, which should ensure more expensive apps aren't buried beneath the dozens of popular 99-cent apps, as they are on the current paid chart.

Big games developers and publishers in particular have been crying out for a change on the App Store, to save their expensively-developed titles from being sucked into a price war with cheaper games from indie developers.

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