Apple Accidentally Releases GameStore – An Internal Testing App In The App Store

News | Saturday December 31 2011 6:27 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Apple has released a iOS app in the App Store called GameStore that does not come with any actual functionality, indicating that it is probably an internal testing app that was accidentally pushed out.
, the iOS app was released on December 31st.
) is available in the App Store for $0.99 and comes with three racing-themed in-app purchases priced for $0.99, $1.99 and $2.99 respectively, but without any actual functionality just like the app. According to the screenshot in the App Store, the GameStore app comes with in-app purchases priced as high as $26.99.
When the app’s listing is viewed in the App Store from an iOS device, the posting date is listed as June 9, 2009, which was during Apple ‘s annual Worldwide Developers Conference just ahead of the public launch of iPhone OS 3.0 and the debut of in-app purchasing. Consequently, GameStore may simply be an internal testing app for the feature that was somehow accidentally published to the public App Store over the weekend. 

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