Google Play reaches 25,000,000,000 app downloads, app discounts inbound

Google Play reaches 25,000,000,000 app downloads, app discounts inbound
Google's app store, Google Play, formerly known as Android Market, popped into existence with only a handful of apps in tow, but look at it now! It's the second-largest app ecosystem in the mobile world with a gigantic selection of over 675,000 titles. Powering such a prosperous OS like Android, you can imagine that quite a few apps get downloaded from Google Play each day.

As a matter of fact, Google has just announced that the store has served a total of 25,000,000,000 (that's 25 billion!) app downloads to date! What's best for consumers is that in order to celebrate the occasion, Google will be offering select titles at a special price of only $0.25 during the following 5 days.

The apps and games in question will be ones of popular dev studios like Electronic Arts, Gameloft, Rovio, Full Fat and others. In addition, there will be special bundles for sale at discounted prices as well, including "25 movies you must own", "25 banned books", "25 albums that changed the world" and "25 top selling magazines" (that is, top selling on the Play Store).

The first discounted apps and content should appear later today.

source: Google

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18 Comments

1. Adithya7184 unregistered

that's whooping....

3. rsolomonjr1

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

whopping.

14. MeoCao unregistered

Congrats Android!

15. ZEUS.the.thunder.god unregistered

now thats a BIG BANG. we love ya google.

16. IHateApple

Posts: 122; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

I will be even more happy when the amount of downloads exceed the downloads of Apple App Store in 2013.

17. skaar18

Posts: 33; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

If some of you wonders what apps that is on sale, these are the apps i have found: Sudoku asphalt 7 officesuite pro granny smith tasks ocean hd nfl kicker 13 lets make pottery angry birds space premium

2. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Go Google!!! I expect a nice Google Doodle on this :)

4. FranksGT

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

Wow, this is astonishing. Even though only a certain percentage of them apps are steady working.

6. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Google Play ain't here to play. It just owned the competition! Go Google Go!

7. Lawliet

Posts: 160; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

Banned books ?

8. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

does the store count an update to an app a download ?

11. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

It says downloaded, updates are obviously not counted. Is it updating an app is the same downloading? Just asking...

9. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

get your wallets ready girls! ;D

10. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

That's a huge number. It's time for Google to lead the headlines, all are good.news, nothing shameful nor annoying kind of news. Unlike one company out there, bombarded with complaints and dissatisfaction. GO GOOGLE! !

12. shamatuu

Posts: 159; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

YEAH. GO GOOGLE.

13. GMS85

Posts: 216; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

GOOGLE ALL DAY BABE

18. kingstandup

Posts: 30; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

Wow, that's awesome!

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