NetEase rose to the second place right after Tencent in November 2017 by total number of iOS app downloads with two mobile games, Knives Out and Rules of Survival according to App Annie.
Tencent remains the biggest iOS app publisher by total downloads in Nov 2017 with a total number of 445 apps, followed by NetEase (248 iOS apps), Alibaba Group (154 apps), and Baidu (190 apps).
Tencent is also the top iOS publisher by total revenues, followed by NetEase, OneSmile, and Baidu.
The top 10 iOS apps by total revenues are Honour of Kings, Fantasy Westward Journey, Tencent Video, Kwai (one of the most popular short-video apps full of entertaining content), Westward Journey Online, Ghost, Onmyoji, King of Chaos, iQiyi, and Archangel Sword H5. All are gaming apps except the three video apps (Tencent Video, Kwai, and iQiyi).