Why iOS top apps have storage has colossally increased in 2017?

If we look into the mobile gaming arena then the top most game apps namely Clash of Clans and Candy Crush Saga have increased in terms of the total storage by 2x and 4x respectively. iOS App developers California based community concludes this phenomenal change as the beginning of a new era where all of the mobile app providers are striving to bring more brilliant user experience and app features for their users. Can you guys give me some brief detail about this?

Hi @annakeene

This is just an assumption, but i think that this happens because with the new updates they have more things to cache locally. Maybe they are adding new images, sounds etc. There is an article about this - https://sensortower.com/blog/ios-app-size-growth, maybe it will be helpful.


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