Top 5 Grossing Sports Apps in 2017

In today’s time, people play more and more on their electronic devices such as a laptop, mobile, etc. One of the most popular platforms to play games or to do any other function is Android as it is the most widely used and popular operating system out in the market for the portable devices such as mobile, tablets, etc.

These apps are also a good source of earning for developers as they can earn via methods including putting a price tag on the app for the user to buy and use or by the method of in-app purchases which make user buy few items in order to continue playing the game or for enhanced features or cheats etc. which make the game easy sometimes. We have covered the five most earning sports app available on google play store that are making their owner’s bucket load of money.


These apps are all available for free on play store for a user to download and play but contain in –app purchases which are the main sources of their revenue. We will be covering in detail the popularity of these apps as well as their some features which make them so popular that user doesn’t hesitate to pay to play.


8 Ball Pool

This is the most popular pool game on play store and not only paid, but its free users are also all over the world as it provides a lot of features for those also who don’t wish to buy anything in the app.

Game Features

  • It has 1 on 1 match as well as 8 player tournaments with various stakes.
  • You can customize almost everything from your cue to the table that you are playing on.
  • You can play this game across your Facebook friends as well and challenge them, just login using your Facebook account.
  • As you get more and better, you get to level up which means you get a better opponent and higher stakes.

Additional Information

  • This game boasts of 100,000,000 – 500,000,000 installs till date all around the globe.
  • Its in-app purchases vary from Rs 60- Rs 6200 per item.
  • It’s rated an average of 4.5 by almost 1 million users on Google play store.
  • It is suitable for children older than 3 years of age.


WWE SuperCard

This is the most popular Wrestlemania game on play store with a new season 3 launch. This game contains many modes and is very fun to play as well. It almost resembles the real WWE fights. Amongst the solid features that this game includes are:

Game Features:

  • You can now battle in real time against live opponents from all over the world in a monthly competition of rankings and prizes.
  • You can now play the popular royal rumble as well where you get to put best 15 of your fighters against best 15 of opponent’s fighters.
  • More new addition of fighters which means 3 new tiers of cards.
  • You can retain cards of season 1 by changing them into legacy cards and all the favorite modes of season 2 like ring domination, money in the bank, etc. are all been added to season 3 and your S2 cards will be playable across the new modes of S3 as well.

Additional Information

  • This game has 5,000,000 – 10,000,000 active installs at the present moment from various countries.
  • It has in-app purchases ranging from ₹ 126.38 – ₹ 6,350.18 per item.
  • It has a rating of an average 4 on Google play store by approx half million users.


NBA Live Mobile Basketball

This is the most popular basketball game available to play on Google play store and is framed on popular NBA league of USA. This app is very much like the original tournament, and you can keep yourself updated with live events as well, but it requires a permanent internet connection.

Game Features

  • You can build your team and compete with opponents in a 5 to 5 action.
  • You can also be a GM and can build your favorite franchise into ballers with superstars of past.
  • You can connect the app to live league and enjoy the daily challenges and get rewards in real-life matches.

Additional Features

  • This game has an average rating of 4.5 by over a million users on google play store.
  • It has roughly 10,000,000 – 50,000,000 active installs so far.
  • It has in-app purchase of ₹ 80.00 – ₹ 7,900.00 per item.


Stick Cricket Super League

This is the most popular version of quick cricket on Google play store and is very popular amongst the masses. It has various features and gives all the fun that you can get playing a fully fledged cricket game on your gaming rig.

Game Features

  • You can create your own player in the game and can choose from various teams as well over 70 teams to be precise.
  • You can sign superstars from all over the world to give your team boost.
  • You can fast forward your innings or opponent’s to go directly to the end of the match.
  • You can track your career as it forwards.

Additional Information

  • It has in-app purchases of ₹ 70.00 – ₹ 6,800.00 per item.
  • It has an average rating of 4.5 by approx forty thousand users.
  • It has total active installs counting to the number of 1,000,000 – 5,000,000.


Dream League Soccer 2017

This is the most played soccer game on google play store, and the latest version is released this year itself. It has many features and earns mainly via advertising which can be disabled if you purchase game currency.

Game Features

  • This is free to play, but additional items are needed to be bought.
  • It requires an internet connection to download game content and ads, but you can disable the data usage on this app from settings.
  • You can manage your own dream team of soccer players and sign superstar players as well.
  • You can compete across the globe to prove that your team is the best team.
  • You can build your own stadium and develop your own players as well as make and import your own kit and logos.

Additional Information

  • This game is rated an average of 4.6 by more than 5 million users on Google play store.
  • It has no of active installs counting to 50 million to 100 million.
  • It has in-app purchases of ₹ 160.00 – ₹ 1,600.00 per item.


These were the most grossing 5 sports app, let us know if you play any of these and tell us in comments what you think about it and if not then do certainly try them out and let us know your experience in the comments section.

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