On September 20, Apple announced that from October 5 there would be an increase in the Apple App Store (App Store) in Chile, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, Vietnam, and all regions that use it. . Euro. Cost of apps and in-app purchases.
Apple said the price increase in Europe was a result of the current weakness in the euro against the dollar, but the company did not explain the reasons for similar price increases in other regions.
Apple offers developers a preset price tier at which they can price their apps, which will increase next month in the aforementioned markets. According to Apple, the first tier will increase from 0.99 euros to 1.19 euros, while the top tier will increase from 999 euros to 1,199 euros.
Apple’s regularly adjusts App Store price tiers around the world, and some developers may adjust the price tiers of their apps to accommodate price increases.