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A peek at Google Play
Is Drake the king of summer 2016? In July, “One Dance” fought off The Chainsmoker’s “Don’t Let Me Down” to remain the #1 most streamed song for the second month in a row. “Zootopia” also outshined the superhero showdown “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice“, topping the movie charts for the second month in a row. Excitement for Game of Thrones continued with early pre-orders landing it in the Top 5 TV shows in July. Throwbacks were strong in July, as the Google Play store had a nearly 400% increase in “Ghostbusters” and “Ghostbusters ll” sales…and just in case you’ve been under a rock and didn’t hear, the Pokémon are back.
Check out other trends and what’s coming up on Google Play below.
Pokémon Go! Let’s go find Pikachu: In addition to being the top Game in July, “Pokémon Go” was also the most searched for term in the Google Play Store in the U.S. The general term of “Pokémon” was the overall 6th most searched for term in July as consumers were looking not just for the hottest game, but any Pokémon-related music, books, TV shows and movies.
Family Library What’s more fun than sharing takeout? Sharing content on Google Play Family Library! We launched our family sharing program, a way for up to 6 family members to share apps, games, movies, TV shows, and books on Google Play.
Summer Movie Madness Who ya gonna call: In anticipation and excitement around the newGhostbusters movie, purchases of the original Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2 soared up a whopping nearly 400% against the same period in June.
Matt Damon is back!: Orders for the Bourne Identity movies were up 200% in July from the previous month due to with hype for the new film.