Apple App Store China
Apple app store has removed more than 8,000 from the iOS App Store in China, and is expected to pull more by the end of the month. The news emerges from Niko Partners’ Daniel Ahmad, who shared an email issued to developers with premium games or free-to-play titles that feature in-app purchases.
The email states that Chinese law requires all such games to have a valid publishing license number, or ISBN, from the nation’s National Press and Publication Administration — the government body that regulates game releases.
Ahmad stated that more than 8,000 games were removed from the Apple App store between July 1 and July 8.
Apple is now complying with the regulation and clamping down on its store. According to Niko Partners, it warned developers and publishers last month they would require an approval number by July.
Lets keep an eye open for the Apple App Store in China.
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