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Catappult is a subscription service designed to help developers distribute apps across multiple partner stores that are part of the Catappult community.
With over 430 million users, Catappult is the leading alternative mobile gaming distribution and monetization platform, connecting developers with more than 20 alternative app stores and providing them with the tools and support they need to succeed.
With the easiest, quickest integration system in the industry, Catappult allows developers to avoid complex multiple onboarding processes and immediately start distributing, promoting, and monetizing their games.
To create your Catappult account, you have two options:
For detailed information on the signup process, you can click here.
Uploading your apps to Catappult is the first step towards distributing and monetizing them. If you already have a Catappult account, simply log in and look for the 'ADD APP' button in pink.
Follow the steps provided, where you can either provide the Google Play link or the package name of your app.
For comprehensive information on the app submission process, please see the Catappult documentation available here.
Catappult offers a billing solution called One Step Payment (OSP) method. Integrating this billing method ensures a smoother experience for both developers and app users.
If you develop your apps using Unity, we have specific documentation available for OSP in Unity integration.
Alternatively, you can integrate our Native Android SDK, which is similar to Google Play's SDK.
Our billing methods allow your users to update your app and acquire any IAPs under the Catappult fees, which provides you with the best revenue share in the market, compared to other distribution channels and stores such as Google Play.
By utilizing the Catappult billing solution, developers can indeed earn the best revenue share in the market, with up to 85% of the revenue going to the developers, surpassing industry standards from other big players and maximizing developers’ earnings while ensuring a hassle-free payment experience for users.
By utilizing Catappult’s services, you can distribute your apps across multiple partner stores within Catappult’s vast network. Some of these more than 10 partner app stores include the Aptoide, Xiaomi and OPPO stores. Through this extensive network, your apps will reach a potential audience of over 430 million users worldwide.
In the vital US market, Catappult, in collaboration with Digital Turbine, has launched GamesHub, a highly curated environment for premium app discovery. Integrated into Verizon’s and UScelullar’s platforms, GamesHub is specifically designed to drive recurring, long-lasting engagement among users, delivering a superior gaming experience and higher revenue generation.
As part of DT Hub, Digital Turbine's alternative mobile growth suite, GamesHub empowers mobile carriers to create an engaging, end-to-end store-like experience for their mobile gaming audiences.
With Catappult's distribution expertise and Digital Turbine's powerful growth suite, developers around the world can now tap into the vast potential of the US market, further expanding their reach and revenue opportunities.
To make sure your apps are distributed in as many app stores as possible, there are a few guidelines you can follow to help increase the chance of having your app distributed in more stores. For more information on the guidelines, click here.
We hope these FAQs have provided you with a better understanding of Catappult, its app distribution capabilities and its billing solutions. If you have any further questions or need assistance, please feel free to reach out to our support team.
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