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Just got approved for launch -- opinions on best day/time for launch?

08-04-2015, 07:43 PM
#1
Just got approved for launch -- opinions on best day/time for launch?

Hi guys --

It took much longer to complete than I first planned due to adding tons and tons of levels and features, but the game is finally ready and I'm now sitting on the trigger. ( video/screen shots here: https://www.facebook.com/BeaverSmashGame )

I've heard through several sources that one of the best days to launch is Thursday and preferably in the afternoon. But I figured I'd see if you guys had any more thoughts to add. Any suggestions?
08-19-2015, 05:22 PM
#2
I'd love to hear some thoughts on this too ... my app is in review now, so I'm trying to figure out the best day of the week to release it. I think most games get released on tuesday, is that right? So is it better to get released on tuesday, or is there a bigger chance it gets lost in the shuffle that way?
08-20-2015, 08:01 PM
#3
I was always told launch on a Thursday at the very beginning of the day. Touch Arcade write their 'Coming Tonight' usually based around this. TA users with NZ accounts usually search the store based around these times.

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08-20-2015, 09:13 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by Rexxie@SpungeGames View Post
I was always told launch on a Thursday at the very beginning of the day. Touch Arcade write their 'Coming Tonight' usually based around this. TA users with NZ accounts usually search the store based around these times.
This is very interesting and useful to know. I have heard some suggestions to launch on Wednesday to have more chance getting featured by Apple.
08-20-2015, 09:23 PM
#5
Have you contacted the feature email address? Usually they pick their features weeks in advanced

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08-20-2015, 10:50 PM
#6
I have read somewhere that the email is AppStorePromotion@apple.com or appoftheweek@apple.com
Have you contacted them? Could you please share some experience?