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App World Blows Past 1 Billion Downloads – Developer Success Stories

App World of Possibilities

App World just hit a big milestone this week blowing past 1 billion downloads and updates of apps in App World. They are seeing an average of 3 million downloads per day now from over 100 countries. In their announcement they confirm yet again that the BlackBerry App World 3.0 beta is coming very soon and the beta will start later this month.

They also announced some great numbers from developers on App World. Here is a quick summary:

  • Bellshare saw their BeBuz app (paid and free version) hit 10 million downloads and $1 million in sales through BlackBerry App World. Pretty big numbers.
  • Doodle Blast on the PlayBook has surpassed 40,000 downloads in 3 months in App World.
  • Jingu apps with BlackBerry Messenger connections has passed 700,000 downloads and is getting closer to 1 million every day.
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  1. Wow! This is great, great news for developers, RIM, and BlackBerry users everywhere! This is the news RIM needs to prove to developers that this platform is worthy of their consideration.

    BlackBerry users aren’t all BES users with restricted capabilities.

    • Hi @Joe257,

      Douglas from RIM here. I’m glad to see your excitement around hitting 1 billion downloads. Since March, BlackBerry App World has grown by more than 10,000 apps, and there are new updates and apps rolling out every day – so stay tuned! And if you haven’t already, check out this recent post from the Inside Blackberry blog that highlights the Top 5 BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Apps – as chosen by #TeamBlackBerry:

      Douglas, RIM Social Media Team

  2. no S H (dot dot)

  3. Over 1 Billion served!

  4. Nice and the thing is this is just the beginning :)

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