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Apple’s March 25 Keynote: By the Numbers

Every time Apple holds a keynote event, a host of interesting numbers are shared related to the products announced. Although today’s event at the Steve Jobs Theater was unique in many ways, with no hardware announced and a focus entirely on new services, there were still plenty of metrics announced, which we’ve rounded up below.

Apple News

  • Over 5 billion articles are read in Apple News each month.
  • Apple News is the #1 news app in the world.
  • Apple News+ provides access to over 300 magazines.
  • At a cost of $9.99 per month, Apple News+ includes access to content that would separately amount to a cost of over $8,000 per year.

App Store

  • Over half a billion people visit the App Store each week.
  • Over 1 billion users have downloaded games on the App Store.
  • Apple Arcade will provide access to over 100 new and exclusive games.
  • When Apple Arcade launches this fall, it will be available in over 150 countries and regions.

Apple TV

  • The TV app currently integrates with over 150 streaming apps.
  • Today the TV app is available in 10 countries, but the new TV app will be coming to over 100.
  • Apple TV+ will be available in 100+ countries when it launches.

Apple Pay

  • Apple Pay is currently on track to surpass 10 billion transactions this year.
  • By the end of 2019, Apple Pay will be available in more than 40 countries.

You can follow all of our Apple event coverage through our March 25 hub, or subscribe to the dedicated March 25 RSS feed.

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