All publications by tag «iOS»
US senators challenge Google’s and Apple’s power over app distribution
A bipartisan bill was announced on Wednesday that can potentially reshape the business practices dominating the mobile distribution market. If passed, it will allow developers to add third-party payment systems to apps and inform users about discounts outside of stores. The bill has already been supported by Epic Games.
Research: many iOS games ignore Chinese law requiring devs to disclose loot boxes odds
Although Chinese regulators require developers to disclose loot boxes odds to players, many studios find their own ways to bypass the rules. Some companies try to hide the information from gamers, while others simply ignore the law.
Apple updates App Store Review Guidelines. Misleading ads to be banned
Apple has updated App Store Review Guidelines. One of the most significant changes concerns misleading ads. If an app or game developer uses misleading marketing even outside the App Store, it can now result in the app’s removal from the App Store, as well as termination of the developer account.
Apple earned over $100 million from Fortnite spending $1 million on marketing
An ongoing antitrust trial between Epic Games and Apple continues to shed light on the situation surrounding the two companies’ businesses. It’s been revealed that Fortnite generated $100 million for Apple while being available on the App Store.
GameRefinery releases its Q1 2021 report: RPGs’ market share declines in China and Japan, while Shooters rise in China
GameRefinery released its quarterly snapshot report for Q1 2021. The report looks at the iOS market in the US, China, and Japan as a whole, including genre and publisher market share, player motivations, and shifts in market trends.
German advertisers file antitrust complaint against Apple as it rolls out new privacy settings
Mobile runner Crash Bandicoot: On the Run surpasses 8 million downloads in 24 hours
Crash Bandicoot: On the Run, a mobile spin-off of the famous platformer series, hit more than 8 million downloads in 24 hours. If you count the game’s early iOS release in, the King-developed title has already generated 11.4 million installs.
Liftoff teams up with mobile marketing tech companies to launch Post-IDFA Alliance
Liftoff, a global mobile app marketing optimisation platform, announced the launch of the Post-IDFA Alliance. Liftoff is joined by other mobile marketing technology companies like Fyber, Chartboost, InMobi, Vungle and Singular.