Hungover people drive most successful App Store day ever

Apple’s App Store just had it best day, ever. On New Years Day, a hungover world bought a (frankly ludicrous) $ 240 million of games, apps, and iMessage stickers packs, with 70 percent of that going straight to developers. Just in case you were curious, that’s just $ 56 million shy of the annual GDP of the Pacific island nation of Palau. There are no prizes for guessing what was the most downloaded app – it was Super Mario Run. Nintendo’s first foray into the world of mobile gaming has been downloaded 90 million times, with almost 3 million stumping up the…

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