But that news is overshadowed in Canada, where Apple plans to raise app prices due to inflation and a weak loonie.
The company sent an email to its developer community saying that tomorrow, “prices on the App Store will increase … in Canada.”
Here’s a snippet from the letter.
Within the next 36 hours, prices on the App Store will increase for all territories in the European Union as well as in Canada and Norway, decrease in Iceland, and change in Russia. These changes are being made to account for adjustments in value-added tax (VAT) rates and foreign exchange rates.
We will simultaneously update the Pricing Matrix in Rights and Pricing in My Apps on iTunes Connect. We will also update the iOS Paid Applications and Mac OS X Paid Applications agreements, which will be available in Agreements, Tax, and Banking.