5 Years of the App Store

5 yrs of app store


From the 500 apps available at launch in 2008 to the more than 900,000 at your fingertips today, it’s been a remarkably prolific five years for the App Store. To celebrate, we’re giving everyone five landmark games and five groundbreaking apps for a limited time. Plus, look back at the key moments that have made the App Store the world’s most innovative destination for apps*.
* Key milestones are broken out by individual year from 2008 – 2013 on the App Store.
Five Landmark Apps
Editors notes: high res images of the apps are available on request
Barefoot World Atlas
Learn about the world, its nations and its wonders through this dazzling interactive globe
Day One (Journal / Diary)
Record movements every day using photos, places and words with this intuitive journal
How to Cook Everything
Learn to cook more than 2,000 gourmet recipes using this robust kitchen companion
Help your photos stand out by adding custom captions, logos and stylish doodles
Traktor DJ for iPhone
Mix like a pro with a DJ app that puts industry-leading features right at your fingertips
Five Landmark Games. 
Editors notes: high res images of the apps are available on request
An Apple Design Award winner, Badland is an incredible action game with stunning graphics
Infinity Blade II
With smart gameplay and gorgeous graphics, this action-packed epic absolutely shines
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
This elegant 8-bit adventure uses touch-based puzzles to deliver a poignant story
Tiny Wings
This endearing classic features charming style and thrilling momentum-based gameplay
Where’s My Water?
A simple and challenging puzzle game that features intuitive controls and a lovable mascot