In the first month of sales on the iPad App Store, World of Goo
sold 125K copies (thanks to being prominently featured by Apple).
In comparison, World of Goo’s best 31 day period on WiiWare was
68K copies (thanks to a mass mailing by Nintendo), and on Steam it
was 97K copies (thanks to two promotions at discounted prices). So
far, the iPad version is by far the fastest selling version of the
game, both in terms of number of units sold and in revenue
What makes this even more amazing is that this is a two year old
game released on a platform that is less than a year old. The iPad
doesn’t have the benefit of an install base built up over
This is what makes iOS different than Android.