Apple removes thousands of game apps from China store: research firm – Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Apple Inc AAPL.N removed 29,800 apps from its Chinese app store on Saturday, including more than 26,000 games, according to data from research firm Qimai.
The takedowns come amid a crackdown on unlicensed games by Chinese authorities.
Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Earlier this year Apple gave game publishers an end-of-June deadline to submit a government-issued licence number enabling users to make in-app purchases.
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