Smartphone manufacturer Apple removed more than 2500 titles from its App Store in the first week of July. Research firm Censatower reported at the time that it included the titles of Zynga and Supercell.
Tech786: Apple company has threatened Chinese app developers that thousands of video gaming apps will be removed from the Apple App Store. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Beijing has tightened control over the Internet, as well as issued some new regulations. Because of which thousands of Chinese video game removals can be removed.
Apple said in a memo that many of the apps have not submitted proof of license issued by the government. Such app developers will have to submit a copy of the government license by the end of the year, not these video apps will be banned from the Apple App Store.
Video gaming apps have been banned before
According to data from app search firm Sensor Tower, thousands of apps have been removed by Apple from its Chinese online store even before. It had about 94,000 gaming apps included.
Explain that China is Apple’s largest app store market, from which the company gets about $ 16.4 billion in sales in a year. If we talk about America, then Apple earns $ 15.4 billion. Earlier this month, China removed 104 other mobile apps from several online stores along with the American travel platform Tripadvisor App.
The Chinese government implemented strict rules
Apple earlier this year expired the deadline to introduce a government-issued license number to Game Publishers. These license numbers enable users to purchase these apps. The smartphone maker pulled out over 2,500 titles from its App Store in the first week of July.
Research firm Censatower reported at the time that it included the titles of Zynga and Supercell. The Chinese government has long been demanding strict regulations to be imposed on its gaming industry to remove sensitive content.