Tamagotchi Classic for Apple Watch tops iPhone App Store charts

The resurrection of ‘90s virtual pet simulator Tamagotchi in the form of an app for Apple Watch has seen it shoot to number one in the paid App Store charts.

Bandai Namco originally reintroduced the Japanese toy craze to iOS back in 2013.

Last week, however, saw the mobile reincarnation make the transition to the Apple Watch, resulting in its dethroning of Minecraft from the top spot in the paid iPhone charts.

Meanwhile, fellow Apple Watch title Spy Watch from Bossa Studios slipped three places to sixth position.

A ‘May the Fourth’ Star Wars sales promotion saw the iPad edition of beloved RPG Knights of the Old Republic climb back up the rankings, re-entering the Top Ten at number five.

Here are the iPhone and iPad charts for the week ending Sunday May 3rd:

iPhone Paid Apps

  1. Tamagotchi Classic (Bandai Namco)
  2. Minecraft – Pocket Edition (Mojang)
  3. Heads Up! (Warner Bros)
  4. Lifeline… (3 Minute Games)
  5. Plague Inc. (Ndemic Creations)
  6. Spy Watch (Bossa Studios)
  7. Football Manager Handheld 2015 (Sega)
  8. Rules! (TheCodingMonkeys)
  9. The Chase (Barnstorm Games)
  10. Monopoly (EA)

iPhone Free Apps

  1. 8 Ball Pool (Miniclip.com)
  2. Candy Crush Saga (King.com)
  3. Crossy Road (Hipster Whale)
  4. aa (General Adaptive Apps)
  5. Candy Crush Soda Saga (King.com)
  6. Curio Quest (5th Planet Games)
  7. Jetpack Joyride (Halfbrick Studios)
  8. Clash of Clans (Supercell)
  9. Subway Surfers (Kiloo)
  10. Looney Tunes Dash! (Zynga)

iPad Paid Apps

  1. Minecraft – Pocket Edition (Mojang)
  2. Tipping Point (Barnstorm Games)
  3. Democracy 3 (Positech Games)
  4. Leo’s Fortune (1337 & Senri)
  5. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Aspyr Media)
  6. Terraria (505 Games)
  7. Plague Inc. (Ndemic Creations)
  8. The Chase (Barnstorm Games)
  9. Goat Simulator (Coffee Stain Studios)
  10. Daddy Pig Puddle Jump (Entertainment One)

iPad Free Apps

  1. Buddyman: Kick HD Free (Crazylion Studios)
  2. Candy Crush Saga (King.com)
  3. Crazy Dessert Maker (Sunstorm Interactive)
  4. Candy Crush Soda Saga (King.com)
  5. Clash of Clans (Supercell)
  6. Crossy Road (Hipster Whale)
  7. Marvel Future Fight (Netmarble Games)
  8. Does Not Commute (Mediocre)
  9. 8 Ball Pool (Miniclip.com)
  10. Solitaire (MobilityWare)

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