Apple has announced that it plans to increase the prices of apps in the App Store in some countries around the world, including all those who use the euro as their currency, therefore also Italy. The price increase will come into effect on 5 October.
The announcement comes via a post on the developer site, which explains that the increase is expected for Chile, Japan, Egypt, Malaysia, Pakistan, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, Vietnam and all European countries. using the euro. On the other hand, the United States and the United Kingdom are excluded.
Apple also shared a table with the new rates, which you can find at this address, which vary by country and price ranges. The price increases in Europe reach up to 20%. For example, an app sold for € 0.99 will go to € 1.19, while an app from € 19.99 will go to € 21.99.
The price increase does not include subscriptions with automatic renewal, which therefore will not undergo price changes. Apple has not disclosed the reasons behind the increases, but it is clear that it is adjusting tariffs to new market standards and rising inflation. For example, as you surely know, Sony recently raised the price of PS5 Standard and Digital by 50 euros in Europe.
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