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iPhone: Apps missing in countries

05-08-2009, 10:53 AM
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Apps missing in countries

App Fieldrunners is missing in China..
App Spore lite is missing in India..
App Monsters vs. Aliens is missing in India..
App Race to the Mountain witch is missing in India..

Added :
App Deal or no Deal: Millionaire mission(Lite & Full) is missing in India..
App Who wants to be a Millionaire(Lite & Full) is missing in India..(remember SlumDog Millionaire ?)

Added again :
Metal Gear Solid Touch & Lite missing in India..
Iron Man : Aerial Combat missing in India..

These are Just a few that I noticed outta 38768 available on the iTunes appstore this moment.

We know that there are workarounds like using the iTunes gift cards or worse.. JailBreak which is not good for the AppStore scene..

What happened to the Globalization & the reach ?

I am not asking you to fly down to India or China.. its just picking the country..

And Plzzz Don't temme that this is a mistake.

are you Developers Listening.. Oops, Reading ?

EDIT :
App Terminate Me by Warner Bros missing in India..
Do you peepz not release a Movie in India ?

Last edited by ultimo; 05-13-2009 at 03:37 PM.
05-08-2009, 11:02 AM
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There are several EA games which are not avialable in Europe!

And Championsship Manager is not in the German Appstore and so on ... I cannot understand that shit ...

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05-08-2009, 11:03 AM
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It's all part of America's ploy to get you to migrate over.

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05-08-2009, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Noah View Post
It's all part of America's ploy to get you to migrate over.
Lol.

But Yeah, there is a few games missing from the UK store too. I don't really understand it, but apparenty they just use different links and go by different titles, depending on the countries.

Like everybody said that Need For Speed wasn't in the UK store, it was, but it was just under a different Keyword so you had to type in Undercover instead
05-08-2009, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Shush View Post
Lol.

But Yeah, there is a few games missing from the UK store too. I don't really understand it, but apparently they just use different links and go by different titles, depending on the countries.

Like everybody said that Need For Speed wasn't in the UK store, it was, but it was just under a different Keyword so you had to type in Undercover instead
How I wish it was just the way we search..

I use appshopper, not one of those links to be directed to a specific country store..

Last edited by ultimo; 05-08-2009 at 11:19 AM.
05-08-2009, 11:14 AM
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How I wish it was just the way we search..

I use appshopper, not one of those links to be directed to a specific country store..
Then we can agree, Apple are just sly little mofos?

I don't know why they can't just release everything at the same time? But I don't know how it all works, so maybe its not that easy?
05-08-2009, 11:24 AM
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I guess it is not Apple, some developer may opt not to produce games in some countries, e.g the whole line of Konami games are not available in HK and SG. Go figure.

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05-08-2009, 11:27 AM
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Still waiting for Pandemonium in Germany!!!
05-08-2009, 11:28 AM
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you have to set a checkmark which country the game should appear (or all) as a developer. If crypto algorithms are used there are additional restrictions to be considerd.

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05-08-2009, 11:29 AM
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Still waiting for Pandemonium in Germany!!!
Me too!

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