Pokémon Go already gained the title as the most popular and the biggest mobile game in the history of the United States in terms of daily active users (DAUs), according to data from SurveyMonkey.
Just a few days since its launching, many people already suggested that Pokémon Go is America’s latest mobile game obsession since its players are seen everywhere from neighborhoods, gyms, parks, schools, hospitals, and even in churches, and museums.
Pokémon Go’s server has been crashing due to the higher-than anticipated influx of players during its release day and the following days, which prompted Niantic Labs and The Pokémon Company to delay its international release while fixing the technical issue.
The publishers released the augmented-reality mobile game on the United States on Wednesday, July 6. It is available for free download on Google Play and Apple’s App Store.
Pokémon Go has 21 million DAUs, surpasses Twitter
According to Survey Monkey, Pokémon Go has nearly 21 million DAUs in the United States as of yesterday, surpassing the biggest mobile games this year Slither.io and Clash Royale. It even surpassed Candy Crush Saga’s highest estimated daily users of around 20 million in 2012.
The online survey development company also indicated that Pokémon Go already surpassed Twitter’s DAUs in the United States, and it will likely overtake Snapchat over the next few days.
There is also a possibility that it could pass Google Mass the largest user of Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s mapping data.
Top free and grossing app on Google Play and iOS Store
Data from App Annie showed that Pokémon Go is the top free and top grossing app on iOS and Google Play as of July 12.
The augmented-reality mobile game surpassed NBA LIVE Mobile from Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB)’s Messenger as the number one free app. It topped Game of War- Fire Age and Mobile Strike as top grossing app on Google Play
On Apple’s iOS Store, Pokémon Go has overtaken NBA Live Mobile and Google Maps as number one free app while Mobile Strike and Game of War- Fire Age as top grossing app.