In situation you missed out on the news, the designer of Flappy Bird– Dong Nguyen– made a decision to take out the bizarrely popular iOS game from the App Store this Sunday. While Nguyen really did not offer a particular reason regarding why he determined to discard US$ 50,000 a day in advertisement income, he did state using Twitter that he wasn’t removing the game for lawful factors which he just “could not take this any longer,” possibly referring to the avalanche of attention that greeted him as soon as his application chance to the top of the App Store plans.
Nguyen likewise challenged noting that Flappy Bird had not been being offered to various other designers.
In the wake of Flappy Bird’s elimination from the App Store, Monday early morning saw a few eBay public auctions emerge including apples iphone with Flappy Bird currently mounted. In bids that I could just pray are in jest, some public auctions have proposals that are as high as $ 99,000.
For instance, below’s one listing with a current bid of $ 98,100 and an additional with a present bid of $ 5,000.
Now are these quotes genuine? Again, I can only wish not, yet offered that individuals in fact purchased the “I am Rich” application for $ 999, which’s to say.
Has there ever been a much more overhyped game in the past of the iPhone? iFart is the only competition that comes to mind.