2013 was the year of Minecraft and Candy Crush Saga, which topped the iOS paid and free apps charts respectively, Apple has announced.

Mojang's Minecraft: Pocket Edition is the number one selling iPhone and iPad App of 2013, outselling the likes of Angry Birds Star Wars, Wreck it Ralph, Temple Run: Oz and GTA Vice City.

Top 10 iPhone Apps (Paid)

1.) Minecraft - Pocket Edition

2.) Angry Birds Star Wars

3.) Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock

4.) Temple Run: Oz

5.) The Chase

6.) Facetune

7.) Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

8.) Plague Inc.

9.) Angry Birds Star Wars II

10.) 7 Minute Workout Challenge

Top 10 iPad Apps (Paid)

1.) Minecraft - Pocket Edition

2.) Wreck-it Ralph

3.) Angry Birds Star Wars HD

4.) The Chase

5.) Temple Run: Oz

6.) Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

7.) Angry Birds Star Wars II

8.) Peppa Pig's Holiday

9.) Plants vs. Zombies HD

10.) SCRABBLE for iPad

King's Candy Crush Saga is the number one free iPhone and iPad App of 2013 and also the number one grossing iPhone and iPad App of 2013.

Top 10 iPhone Apps (Free)

1.) Candy Crush Saga

2.) Snapchat

3.) Temple Run 2

4.) 4 Pics 1 Word

5.) YouTube

6.) Google Maps

7.) Facebook

8.) Instagram

9.) Despicable Me: Minion Rush

10.) Skype for iPhone

Top 10 iPad Apps (Free)

1.) Candy Crush Saga

2.) YouTube

3.) Skype for iPad

4.) Temple Run 2

5.) BBC iPlayer

6.) ITV Player

7.) eBay for iPad

8.) Despicable Me: Minion Rush

9.) 4 Pics 1 Word

10.) Calculator for iPad Free

Duolingo has been named the iPhone App of the Year and Disney Animated is the iPad App of the Year.

Meanwhile, Ridiculous Fishing has been named iPhone Game of the Year and Badland is iPad Game of the Year.

Source: Press release