56% of users install games first on a new iOS device Posted on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 at 6:53 am. PTWritten by Jim Dalrymple That’s pretty impressive. It shows what’s really important to a lot of users. rattyuk Actually, it probably shows that users want to see what the new hardware is capable of. Firing up Numbers, ain’t going to do that. MrPhotoEd I have found that games often helps someone new to a system, learn how to operate the equipment. Think newbie learning how to use a mouse playing solitaire on the desktop of yesteryear. Jim Dalrymple Interesting points. Personally, games are one of the last things I load. Darcy Fitzpatrick The fact games dominate the Top 25 Free and Paid sections of the App Store probably helps.