Driven mainly by emerging markets including Brazil, India and Russia.
Google Play has experienced more app downloads than Apple's App Store during the second quarter of this year, even though the Apple App Store continues to lead the way in terms of revenue, revealed app analytics company, App Annie.
It can't be said that this was unexpected, what with all these results pouring in left right and centre where Android are repeatedly coming out on top, not just a bit but by a mile.
It was only a matter of time before Google's Android app store gained some admittedly well deserved traction and took over its biggest rival, regarding downloads.
Google Play downloads were 10 per cent higher than the App Store, driven mainly by emerging markets including Brazil, India and Russia - however the market was lead by the US and South Korea.
Russia also crashed into the top five spot in App Store downloads climbing by six places to join the US, China, Japan and the UK.
Mobile games still own the download market in both stores with 80 per cent revenue on Google and 75 per cent on Apple.
Travel and local took communications fifth place position on Google Play - and music and social networks saw strong revenue on Apple's store.