Apple to Offer Daily Surprises on the App Store Leading up to the New Year

Starting tomorrow i.e. December 24, Apple will offer App Store users a free surprise every day until the 29th of December, 2019. This follows the free 6-month subscription to Apple Music that the company is offering its new customers via the Shazam app. The new App Store deal prompt can be found on the App Store in several parts of the world, so it’s safe to assume that this deal will be live worldwide.

If you’re in the U.S., however, you may have to a few hours to be able to see this on your App Store page. While Apple hasn’t disclosed what the surprises are going to be at the moment, we’re guessing users will be able to find paid apps and games for free. When the feature goes live, users should be able to find all the details on the Today page in the App Store using their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.


As 9to5Mac points out, this is quite similar to Apple’s “12 Days of Christmas” promotions which offered books, apps, and songs for free in the 12 days leading up to Christmas. However, Apple canceled the promotion in 2014, so it’s been a while since we’ve seen a Christmas or New Year related promotion by the Cupertino giant. Be sure to let us know in the comments if you’ve spotted the daily surprises tab on the App Store.

Are there any favorite apps or games that you’d like to be covered by this promotion?

Via: 9to5Mac