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Release ONE App with different Title (localized/translated) for different countries?

05-30-2012, 10:49 AM
#1
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 10
Release ONE App with different Title (localized/translated) for different countries?

Hi everybody,

I was wondering whether it is possible to do the following:

Release one App with different Title (localized/translated) for different countries?

For example:

In German (and on the German Store) the App would be called "Schiffe versenken" and in English(UK and US Store) the exact same App would be called "Battleship".

(FYI: I am NOT developping a game like that, it's just an example!)

Thanks in advance for helping.

Cheers
Chris
05-30-2012, 11:40 AM
#2
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Posts: 2,026
It's OK so far.

I did it once in last year with Twins Candy and a loc version with different name.

Antony

Ell Tee
(aka. Antony)
05-30-2012, 12:30 PM
#3
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That's possible. But don't add a different app for each language. Submit one app, and create localized app store descriptions and names in iTunes Connect. Also don't forget to localize the app's name in XCode.

Developer of Practice Pro for musicians.
05-30-2012, 02:30 PM
#4
Joined: Mar 2012
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Thank you very much DrummerB and antony.thai!
Cheers
Chris
05-31-2012, 03:40 AM
#5
I wouldn't do this. You are losing a whole pile of SEO and other marketing benefits.

A universal global name for a product in English has to work best, especially if that product is part of the internet ecosystem.
05-31-2012, 03:56 AM
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Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Eclectic View Post
I wouldn't do this. You are losing a whole pile of SEO and other marketing benefits.

A universal global name for a product in English has to work best, especially if that product is part of the internet ecosystem.
If you want to do more thing more effective in a special market, like Japan or China, I would say you should localize it.

Ell Tee
(aka. Antony)