Apps on Google play hits 25 billion downloads

Google in the recent years has been breaking records front, back and center. Only 9 months back in December of 2011, Google announced that the number of apps downloaded from the Play Store and surpassed the 10 Billion mark. Now that took them around 3 years to reach. Today, Google announced that the number just shot passed 25 BILLION downloads and that took around 9 months to jump from 10 Billion to a whopping 25 Billion. This shows that how fast Android has spread through out the world and how it is still spreading at an amazingly fast rate.

Whether you’re trying to find directions, checking email or sharing a picture with friends, apps have become an indispensable section of life. Of course, if you’re using Android, it all starts with Google Play, the place to find 675,000 apps and games. That’s a lot of choice. We’ve now crossed 25 billion downloads from Google Play, also to celebrate we’re offering some terrific discounts for the subsequent five days.

Every single day you’ll be able to pick from a collection of apps from a number of the world’s top developers including Gameloft, Ea, Rovio, runtastic, Full Fat plus more. And all for just 25 cents. We’ll be also offering some kind of special collections like 25 movies you must own, 25 banned books, 25 albums that changed the entire world and our 25 best selling magazines, all at special prices. Visit Google Play a bit later today to check them out.

Twenty-five billion is much more than twice the space, in miles, that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has traveled since its launch 35 years back. It’s the amount of time, in seconds, that have passed since a lot of our earliest ancestors began to set foot in Europe. Now, thanks to everyone, it’s a Google Play milestone. High quality to the next 25 billion.

Source: Google Blog