The domestic alternative to Google Play is no longer “beta”: testing of RuStore has ended
An English console for foreign developers has also appeared
The team of the RuStore online application store for the Android operating system, the domestic analogue of Google Play, announced an important milestone in the development of the project.
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Recall that RuStore was created by VK (formerly Mail.ru Group) under the auspices of the Ministry of Digital Development. This catalog of applications became available in May 2022, anyone can install it on a smartphone.
All this time RuStore was in beta testing. Now RuStore is officially recognized as a stable and improved project.
In addition, RuStore provided access to the console for foreign developers — in English.
VK Vice President for the development of email services and the RuStore app store Ivan Myzdrikov explained:
We are developing RuStore as a convenient and useful tool for users and as a platform for developer business development. At the current stage, all the necessary functionality has already been implemented: users can install and update the necessary applications, evaluate them and make purchases. Publishers, including foreign ones, — host applications and make a profit. In the near future, we also plan to update the design of the store and make it even more convenient.