Bizarre GameStore app, purportedly by Apple, appears in App Store

Bizarre GameStore app, purportedly by Apple, appears in App Store

A very strange iPhone app called GameStore, which appears to be by Apple, is showing up internationally in the iTunes App Store. It's icon is a shopping cart crammed in the lower left corner and it's functionality seems curious to say the least:

This application allows you to buy different things from within the app.

iTunes desktop shows the release date as Dec. 31, 2011. App Store on iPhone shows the post date as June 9, 2009. Make of that what you will.

Whether this is an internal Apple test app that was never meant to go public, or if there's a different explanation, we're not certain. In the meantime, you probably don't want to spend $0.99 on it.

Via: schimanke.com

[gallery link="file"]

Have something to say about this story? Share your comments below! Need help with something else? Submit your question!

Rene Ritchie

Editor-in-Chief of iMore, co-host of Iterate, Debug, Review, Vector, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

More Posts

 

0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

← Previously

Girls Gone Gadgets 03: Chewing through the restraints [NSFW-L]

Next up →

Daily Deal: Incipio underGROUND Case for iPad 2, iPad for only $16.95

Reader comments

Bizarre GameStore app, purportedly by Apple, appears in App Store

10 Comments

I wonder if this is the game version of the newsstand, where all in app purchases will be displayed in their own icon. I really hope not. I've got enough useless icons and folders.