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Will there be a Christmas Sale on the App Store?

12-03-2010, 06:19 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2010
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Will there be a Christmas Sale on the App Store?

I didnt know that my dad was getting 2 free iPads until a couple days ago, if I knew during Black Friday I could have saved some bucks like games that cost $6 would only have cost $1 during that week.

So will there be another sale during christmas? and Im mostly talking about games like Fruit Ninja, PvZ, Flight Control, etc...

I might also get some apps on my touch.
12-03-2010, 06:50 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 525
Quote:
Originally Posted by DigitalB33R View Post
I didnt know that my dad was getting 2 free iPads until a couple days ago, if I knew during Black Friday I could have saved some bucks like games that cost $6 would only have cost $1 during that week.

So will there be another sale during christmas? and Im mostly talking about games like Fruit Ninja, PvZ, Flight Control, etc...

I might also get some apps on my touch.
The app store is closed to developers from the 23rd to the 27th (I think, I'm not sure of the exact date) so Christmas day sales are out of the question. However, I do think that Christmas season sales are very likely on a lot of big games. Gameloft had one of their quarterly 99c sales last Christmas, I believe. Just don't expect every game on your wish list to drop to 99c.

12-03-2010, 06:56 PM
#3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by csklimowski View Post
The app store is closed to developers from the 23rd to the 27th (I think, I'm not sure of the exact date) so Christmas day sales are out of the question. However, I do think that Christmas season sales are very likely on a lot of big games. Gameloft had one of their quarterly 99c sales last Christmas, I believe. Just don't expect every game on your wish list to drop to 99c.
The app store may be closed but i thought releases can be pre scheduled?

I think without a doubt there will be more sales before christmas and even a new year sales
12-03-2010, 07:12 PM
#4
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Developers are able to set when they want an app to become available once approval is done with iTunes Connect.

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12-03-2010, 09:38 PM
#5
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EA has already started some Christmas sales some include fifa and the mma game. Its a shame that you missed alot of good sales over the thanksgiving weekend.

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12-03-2010, 11:18 PM
#7
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Yea you can expect some sales, but you won't be getting sales on fruit ninja Pvz or flight control.
12-04-2010, 12:14 AM
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Make sure you make an AppShopper wishlist and keep checking back here and on the Freebies and Deals forums.

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12-04-2010, 03:55 AM
#9
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Was it magic ?

I can't believe that no one in this thread has asked yet how in the world your dad got two free iPads ! I'd like to know that trick !!!

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12-04-2010, 07:44 AM
#10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by quebecotr View Post
I can't believe that no one in this thread has asked yet how in the world your dad got two free iPads ! I'd like to know that trick !!!
AND why he has to wait for a sale?! Cheapskates?! Lol just kidding
It's likely there's going to be sales, maybe not on PvZ or Fruit Ninja as they only just went on sale.

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