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Should we release our game for xmas, or not?

12-05-2011, 02:22 AM
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Should we release our game for xmas, or not?

Hey guys,

We are finishing one game now. As a small independent developer, should we release the game at xmas? Yes, there will be a lot of users but there will be tons of games too.

What do you think?
12-05-2011, 02:27 AM
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Would that even be possible? The app store is shutting down during the week of Christmas, meaning that new games can not be released during that week.
12-05-2011, 02:30 AM
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release few days before xmas?
12-05-2011, 06:32 AM
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If it's a christmas game, go ahead and publish it BEFORE the App Store shuts down for, what is it a week? OR if it's not then you could wait, but I think people are buying more during holidays, though they might get iTunes cards for xmas gift like I will and buy later. Either way, if it's a christmas app, release it before.

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12-07-2011, 04:58 AM
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it should be release before xmas day

It should definitely release before Xmas. We just had one Xmas game submitted to App Store, and it shall be available by this week. Why not check out our game "SantaFly" for iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad at our website: www.osjastudio.com

also our facebook page: www.facebook.com/osjastudio

All the best

Merry Xmas and Happy New Year, guys.

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