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Double-checking; release date

04-13-2011, 03:34 AM
#1
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: stockholm
Posts: 26
Double-checking; release date

Hi dear TA,

I'm afraid I'll screw this up so I want to ask one extra time to make sure I've understood this correctly before releasing my first game for ios.
  • I can set a date far in the future, like summer this year.
  • Then submit for approval to Apple who will start the review-process as soon as they have time.
  • After being approved, I can change the date to something closer, like a week away.
  • The game is not guaranteed to be release on that date, but shortly after?

Thanks in advance for answers on if my understanding is correct, I know I've seen posts on this before but couldn't find them by searching, soz.

Tiny ios indie game dev
First game out now: Clever Buttons
twitter: http://twitter.com/kakburk
04-13-2011, 03:47 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: In a car
Posts: 324
yah, you can set your release date!After apple aproved it, you can release it right away or whenever!!

My Twitter:@Tudor
04-13-2011, 06:54 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: stockholm
Posts: 26
right, thanks!
one of the reasons i asked was that i read someone claiming that Apple delays the approval if you have a date set for release that is far away.
seems silly but i just wanted to make sure.

Tiny ios indie game dev
First game out now: Clever Buttons
twitter: http://twitter.com/kakburk
04-13-2011, 07:06 AM
#4
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: In a car
Posts: 324
no problem, better safe than sorry

My Twitter:@Tudor
04-13-2011, 08:43 AM
#5
It will release at midnight of the day you pick, it's a pretty good way to make sure all your promotion coincides