After several months of controversy with large companies, due to the percentage of Commissions billed in the App Store, Apple has decided to review them, to improve them as much as possible. Of course, only for a group of developers.
The program Small Business App Store was announced last month as a pledge to reduce the commission rate of the App Store from 30% to 15%
Apple makes major changes to the App Store
Developers eligible for the new program are those whose income does not exceed one million dollars per year in the App Store, after receipt of the commission. Meanwhile, while major developers will continue to pay Apple a 30% commission.
According to a post shared on his Twitter account, Marvis app developer Aditya Rajveer has already noticed that he is now being paid $ 5.09 for an app that costs $ 5.99, based on the commission. lower by 15%.
The change in the rate of product to 15% seems already active. I am seeing a $ 5.09 product for $ 5.99 in the US. Thanks, Apple. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/5VurdAOFNO
– Aditya Rajveer (@AdityaRajveer) December 24, 2020
The change in the income rate to 15% already appears to be active. I see income of $ 5.09 for $ 5.99 in the US. Thanks, Apple. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/5VurdAOFNO
Although these are large companies like Epic Games and Spotify, Apple has been firm on the terms of the App Store. The company has made an important decision regarding small developers, showing its interest in studies reaching economic equilibrium more quickly and therefore the ability to create and maintain new applications.