The winning download was word game Say the Same Thing and the winner is Brandon Ashmore from Mentor, Ohio who will receive a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card. For the first time, Apple will also award the 50 downloaders after the big winner a $500 iTunes Gift Card ( each ).
Apple would like to thank our incredible customers and developers for topping 50 billion apps downloaded,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “The App Store completely transformed how people use their mobile devices and created a thriving app ecosystem that has paid out over nine billion dollars to developers. We’re absolutely floored to cross this milestone in less than five years.