Good news everyone!
Localize.io, which has been in hibernation mode for some time, is now part of Alconost.
Alconost Inc. is a U.S.-based Multi-Language Vendor that helps companies around the world with localization of their products into 70+ languages. We at Alconost will use our team and expertise in localization to further develop and support localize.io, and to bring professional language services closer to developers.
Stay tuned for future updates!
In this article we will briefly talk about the specifics of the Japanese market. All the programs for the Japanese market need to be localized. And we mean not only obvious linguistic aspects, but also lots of cultural nuances that should be considered in the development and promotion of mobile games in the region.
In the first quarter of 2015 Chinese users have downloaded 30% more iOS applications, compared to the same period last year. As stated in the report “China forged ahead and overtook the United States in the number of downloads from the App Store”, conducted by an analyst firm App Annie, it was enough to get ahead of the US and come out on top in the number of iOS applications downloads in the world. So if you do not want to miss more than 1.4 billion potential customers, be prepared for localization of your app into Chinese!