Apple Inc. (AAPL) Offers Free Popular Apps On App Store’s 5th Birthday

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is offering many popular titles of its iOS apps like Infinity Blade II and Tiny Wings for free. It is assumed that Apple is getting generous for the promotion of its fifth anniversary of the App store. Apple has not released a list of the titles on which the discount is being offered, and there has been no confirmation yet of the news from the company’s side.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Offers Free Popular Apps On App Store's 5th Birthday

Discounts on Range of Apps

Titles on which discounts are available cover all ranges like music apps, social and photography apps, such as Over, and games. The games segment will be the most sought after as it has popular titles like Badland and Superbrother: Sword and Sworcery EP on offer. There may be more titles available for discount or free in the future—there has not been any final list introduced by any individual publisher. As of now free available titles are Infinity Blade II.

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The Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) store will mark its fifth anniversary this Wednesday, but it is expected that Apple may make some revelations before the anniversary date about the price changes.

Apple’s Fifth Anniversary

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has rolled out a poster, reportedly has been sent to many reporters, which feature different milestone apps. On the poster, the one billionth download milestone is dated April 4, 2009. The Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) store crossed its two billionth download on September 28. Its most popular game, Angry Birds, was launched on Feb 2010.  Through the poster, Apple has narrated the popular apps, milestones and different app releases up to it marked 50 billion.

Some Controversial Apps

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) removed many controversial apps from its app store, but there is no mention of those apps on the poster. Bang with Friends, launched in 2013, was removed from the store, and did not get a spot on the poster. Another controversial app was Drone+, which was used to send notifications to users when drones hit Pakistan, Yemen, or Somali on the basis of news reports. The company also banned the I am Rich app in 2008. In July 2012, one malware app was also launched on Apple store but was removed by the company when the real intention behind the app was exposed.