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ITunes Update Approval Times

06-12-2013, 03:12 AM
#1
Joined: Apr 2013
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ITunes Update Approval Times

I've been waiting for a couple of updates to my favourite games and was wondering how long they normally take?

The devs have posted that they have submitted the updates and it has been more than a week already.

Thanks!
06-12-2013, 03:45 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TinyKitty View Post
I've been waiting for a couple of updates to my favourite games and was wondering how long they normally take?

The devs have posted that they have submitted the updates and it has been more than a week already.
How long an app/update takes to process depends on a number of factors, so I don't think there'll ever be a reliable fixed timeframe (and review times for both tend to take a hit around Apple events). As a practical example, though, the update for Elder Sign was announced last Monday and just hit the app store a couple of hours ago.

You can use this site to get an idea of average review times, but it isn't a guarantee for any given app.

Last edited by Appletini; 06-12-2013 at 04:17 AM.
06-12-2013, 04:22 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 5,772
Quote:
Originally Posted by TinyKitty View Post
I've been waiting for a couple of updates to my favourite games and was wondering how long they normally take?

The devs have posted that they have submitted the updates and it has been more than a week already.

Thanks!
With the AppStore as saturated as it is now my guess is that Apple has to hire more Q&A staff or it could be overwhelming. Updates can take from a day to a week or two. Seen all kinds of approval times. Sorry for not being of any help :P
06-12-2013, 04:35 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 71
Thanks! It has been helpful. Fingers crossed for any day now since it has been more than a week.