Google has announce You plan to change the way Play Store ratings and reviews appear to users in different countries and on different devices, and you finally want to give a more accurate view of the quality of an app or game depending on your specific situation.
Since the Play Store was first launched, star ratings and written reviews have been the most immediate way to gauge the quality of an app or game when compared to the many options offered.
From November 2021, the mobile version of the Play Store will display the ratings for the user’s country, and from the beginning of 2022, the ratings for the user’s device (eg. TabletsAnd wearable And Chromebooks and so on).
GGoogle lists various reasons for the changes, such as when a bug specific to only one region negatively affects the app’s rating globally, or when the tablet experience of the app improves significantly but the rating does not reflect this due to the large number of mobile users.
The tech giant also states that these ratings directly affect the appearance of apps in the Play Store, so some apps may be unfairly inflated in search results or buried in the same way based on experience in other regions or on other devices.
It can provide a significant improvement
We see these features as a huge improvement in how apps are chosen and even purchased in the future, giving users a more realistic picture of exactly how they work.
Especially when looking at weather, streaming, and payment related applications, there is no doubt that the quality of these services will vary greatly depending on the support of the payment platforms in the country, weather satellites, and the compatibility of the streaming service.
We anticipate that this will result in less populous areas not seeing results dominated by apps that are popular in massively populated countries, and that the increasing importance of these apps will continue to gain local approval.
This level of detail should once again help apps focus on a specific device they want to work with. Apps that require more screen space, such as audio, video and video editing, will not be affected much by the mobile version of their tablet-centric design, and the same is true for wearables.
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