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Most expensive app EVER?

10-17-2012, 01:27 PM
#1
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Most expensive app EVER?

On the mobile app, you get a list of new games down the right hand side, and I saw a foreign game for 699.99. Surely this must be the most expensive app ever? If you don't know what app I mean, on the mobile app, on the main page down the right hand side.
10-17-2012, 01:48 PM
#2
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The most you can charge for an app is $999.99

10-17-2012, 01:50 PM
#3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Firetruck94 View Post
The most you can charge for an app is $999.99
I think there once was an app called I am rich which sold for that.

http://most-expensive.net/iphone-app Yep, here it is.

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10-17-2012, 02:31 PM
#4
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Omg 8 people bought the 999$ app.. What an easy 8grand that prick made! Or..hang on apple takes 30% so around 5k still nothing to sneeze at.. But what a scheming minion.

I've seen some farming app for 999$ before.. It goes down on app zap alot.. Can't imagine why anyone would spend $1000 on an app.. You could buy a whole brand new latest iPhone for that price, and pay to have it jailbroken and have the app installed all for less than the app cost.
Piracy is ugly, but when an app is that price.. It's almost justifyable..I am so against piracy because most games and apps are accessible to everyone only charging a couple bucks.. But when people charge hundreds.. It really is condoning piracy because who would pay that.. But then again who would want the app anyway? It's usually always gimmicky crap that people want to try it out of curiosity not because of actual genuine interest.

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10-17-2012, 02:46 PM
#5
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The most expensive are so called F2P games - especially those from Gameloft, Spacetime studios and Glu.
10-17-2012, 02:46 PM
#6
Joined: May 2009
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LOLavi View Post
I think there once was an app called I am rich which sold for that.

http://most-expensive.net/iphone-app Yep, here it is.
I remember that one. Don't know why it ever got pulled.

Got lost on my way to GameFAQs...
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10-17-2012, 02:55 PM
#7
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Originally Posted by stlredbird View Post
I remember that one. Don't know why it ever got pulled.
Apparently, the people who downloaded the app were complaining that they thought it was a joke and were surprised when they realized that it wasn't.

Anyway there are still more 999.99$ apps out there:
- VIP Black
- Barmax (CA, NY, UBE)
10-17-2012, 02:58 PM
#8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Primoz View Post
The most expensive are so called F2P games - especially those from Gameloft, Spacetime studios and Glu.
Spacetime Studios's games are freemium, with iAP. You don't need to spend a dime on their games but it often helps out!
10-17-2012, 03:04 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by skeletonlord View Post
Spacetime Studios's games are freemium, with iAP. You don't need to spend a dime on their games but it often helps out!
Indeed. But I know people who spent way more that 999.99$ in there.
10-17-2012, 03:36 PM
#10
Joined: Oct 2009
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Primoz View Post
The most expensive are so called F2P games - especially those from Gameloft, Spacetime studios and Glu.
Don't forget Zynga!