Indie gamers rejoice! Permanent "Indie Games" section added to Apple's App Store


After releasing its 12-day "Celebrating Indie Games" event, Apple is now taking another huge step to promote independent game developers and their titles. The App Store now features a dedicated Indie Games section, which is currently highlighted on the main page of the digital distribution platform through a new thumbnail dubbed "Celebrating Indie Games".

This is a big boost to small-time game makers, as proper placement on such online stores is crucial for the success and popularity of their content. Itay Keren, developer of the unusual puzzle platformer Mushroom 11, explained how Apple's decision will affect the indie gaming scene:


The official Twitter account of App Store Games also confirmed the new permanent indie games page in a post on Friday. 

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5 Comments

1. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Nice.

2. SleeperOne

Posts: 370; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

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3. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

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4. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

"Who doesn't like cash?" Spiritualists....I think.

5. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

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