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Game featured by Apple

01-11-2010, 09:04 PM
#1
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 46
Game featured by Apple

My game GYROTATE has just been featured by Apple under 'Hot New Games' in the UK app store.

Does that also mean it's featured in all app stores around the world? Or is getting featured specific to each country?

I'm asking because this is my first app and I have no real experience about how this works.

Developer of Gyrotate
Website: www.gyrotate.com
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iEUfsQd4Wk
iTunes Link: Click Here
01-12-2010, 12:21 AM
#2
You can set iTunes to any given country and see for yourself.

--Eric

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01-12-2010, 02:19 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Eric5h5 View Post
You can set iTunes to any given country and see for yourself.

--Eric
The Hot New Games category is not in iTunes, it's only visible on the iPhone/iPod Touch.

I don't know if it is possible to change which store your iDevice shows. I can't see any way to switch it.
01-12-2010, 02:19 AM
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I can confirm that Gyrotate shows up on my iPhone in the Canadian App Store. Chances are pretty good that it is featured in the US App Store too.
01-12-2010, 03:22 AM
#5
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: London, UK
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Hot New Games does appear in iTunes, but usually the link is off the very front page (i.e. not the apps section). The same banner seen on the device is used in iTunes, but it doesn't have a permanent position (it was on the front page last week but with this weeks cycle it has gone).

To get your device to switch to a different store simply have it plugged in when you switch country in iTunes. It will remain in this store until you either log out of your account on the device or change the country again in iTunes.
01-12-2010, 04:22 AM
#6
Joined: Sep 2009
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Thanks for all replies. I got someone in the US to check for me, and it's also featured there. So I'm assuming getting featured under 'Hot New Games' is a worldwide thing

Developer of Gyrotate
Website: www.gyrotate.com
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iEUfsQd4Wk
iTunes Link: Click Here
01-12-2010, 06:37 AM
#7
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
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It's featured in the Australian Appstore.