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Unity Technologies IPO: Android and iOS App Statistics

Unity Technologies IPO: Android and iOS App Statistics

Key takeaways:

  • Unity Technologies priced its initial public offering above range at $52 a share, giving the company a $13.7 billion valuation.

  • Their SDK Unity3D can be found on 243,222 Android apps and 112,013 iOS apps.

  • Their SDK Unity Ads can be found on 183,131 Android apps and 79,860 iOS apps.

  • Unity Ads is deployed in 11% of all Android apps, accounting for nearly 160 billion monthly downloads.

On Thursday, September 17, 2020, the video game software developer Unity Technologies priced its initial public offering above range at $52 a share, valuing the company at $13.7 billion. 

According to CNBC, Unity sold their shares at $52 apiece just one day after lifting the range to between $44 and $48. By Friday, their shares opened at a whopping $75, up 44% from the IPO. While the price pulled back a bit, closing at $68.35, Unity nevertheless ended their first round of trading up 31.4%.

In an exchange with MarketWatch, Unity Technologies’ CEO John Riccitiello said “This is not a normal company. We are building a broad platform at the individual level. Hundreds of people here make consequential decisions.”

Founded in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2004, Unity Technologies is now headquartered in San Francisco, California. Their main offering is an eponymous game engine, which enables developers to create 3D applications and video games for mobile, console, and web platforms.

According to the company’s prospectus, they have 1.5 million monthly active creators. Moreover, developers using their software are seeing over 3 billion downloads a month.

Unity Technologies App Stats from 42matters

For our part, we at 42 Matters have been keeping a close eye on Unity Technologies’ success. Indeed, their SDKs routinely rank among the most popular in the world. So, with the news of their IPO, we thought it might be interesting to take a look at the numbers. Here are Unity Technologies Android app stats and Unity Technologies iOS app stats from our database.

According to our Explorer, as of September 21, 2020 there were 243,222 Android apps and 112,013 iOS apps using the Unity3D SDK.

Here are the top 10 Android apps, by downloads, that use Unity3D:

Unity 3D — Unity Technologies Android App Stats

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Likewise, as of the same date, there were 183,131 Android apps and 79,860 iOS apps using the Unity Ads SDK.

Here are the top 10 Android apps, again by downloads, that use Unity Ads:

Unity Ads SDK — Unity Technologies Android App Stats

And, as it so happens, these numbers make the Android version of Unity Ads the third most popular Ad Network SDK that we track, behind only Google Ads AdMob and Facebook Audience Network.

As you can see in the image below, or by visiting our SDK stats pages, Unity Ads is deployed in a whopping 11% of all Android apps, accounting for nearly 160 billion monthly downloads. Check it out:

Unity Ads SDK — Unity Technologies Android App Stats

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We’ll show you how to use the 42matters Explorer, as well as our APIs and file dumps, to create custom reports that track the historical data, current market position, and growth rate of each app store category. If you play your cards right, with 42matters, you won’t miss the next big IPO in the app economy!