There are 675,000 applications available in the Google Play Store at the moment for the owners of Android-based devices to enjoy.
Offering a wide range of functionality and features to personalize the mobile experience, these apps appear to appeal a lot to users.
According to Google, its app store has managed to top 25 billion downloads, which is an impressive milestone, and which is being celebrated with a round of discounts for specific software.
“Whether you’re looking for directions, checking email or sharing a picture with friends, apps are now an indispensable part of life. And if you’re using Android, it all starts with Google Play
, home to 675,000 apps and games,” Jamie Rosenberg, director, Digital Content, notes in a blog post
“We’ve now crossed 25 billion downloads from Google Play, and to celebrate we’re offering some great discounts for the next five days.”
Each and every day, users will have at their disposal a collection of discounted applications coming from top developers around the world, including Gameloft, Electronic Arts, Rovio, runtastic, Full Fat and others.
All these apps
will be available at only 25 cents for those interested in purchasing them, and will be accompanied by special collections such as 25 movies you must own, 25 banned books, 25 albums that changed the world and Google's 25 top selling magazines, all available at discounted prices.
“Twenty-five billion is more than twice the distance, in miles, that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has travelled since its launch 35 years ago,” Jamie Rosenberg continues.
“It’s the amount of time, in minutes, that have passed since some of our earliest ancestors began to set foot in Europe. And now, thanks to all of you, it’s a Google Play milestone. We look forward to the next 25 billion.”
Users interested in taking advantage of the aforementioned offer should head over to the Google Play Store
, either on their devices or through a desktop browser.