Celebrate the Holy Month with a unique experience for Middle East users.
Ramadan commences this week, and across the Arab World, consumer habits usually change during the Holy Month. This includes how content is consumed, which is higher than the usual considering the ongoing pandemic. It was also revealed that people use social media as well as various apps and games to keep themselves busy.
To celebrate Ramadan, Apple will be providing users in the Middle East with a unique experience across the App Store, Apple Music, and Podcasts. These platforms will offer various curated content that is best suited for the occasion, with a selection of content that features Ramadan initiatives and offers. Apple Music also includes music and playlists ‘Inspired by Faith’, as well as a super-room to find the perfect podcast.
Here’s a roundup of highlights that you can enjoy from the App Store, Apple Music, and Podcasts during Ramadan:
The App Store will feature original stories and collections viewable on the Today tab that will highlight unique content like apps and games with special offers.
Ramadan favourites include apps made for self-care, prayer tracking, cooking, and more.
Share your Ramdan story utilizes the power of the InShot app to help you create your own Ramadan video.
Follow the moon with Night Sky offers an interactive way for you to play with the moon.
Light up the lantern with PUBG Mobile brings a limited-time Ramadan surprise for players.
Apps and Games:
- Sayidaty Kitchen
- My Fitness Pal
- Storytel Audiobooks and EBooks
- Colorful: Art Colouring Game
- Garena Free Fire – The Cobra
- Yalla Ludo – Ludo & Domino
- Jawaker: Card Games & Friends
- Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!
Apple Music will also offer legacy content with Fawazir Ramadan, the popular Pan Arab daily hit show featuring celebrities such as Sharihan and Nelly that you can stream exclusively on the platform. The show has been digitized and has been released as albums for the first time as a celebration of the golden age in Egypt.
There is also a special Islamic Music Category that hosts a selection of dynamic playlists that center around the theme ‘Inspired by Faith’:
If you enjoy listening to Podcasts, there is also a super room that’s dedicated to helping you find the perfect podcast. Everything from peaceful sounds to relaxing shows is all available for you to enjoy.
- Al Silah (Finyal Media)
- Abu Abdo AlHakawati (Rising Giants Network)
- Dom Tak (Sowt)
- Lo’ma w Lamma (Kerning Cultures)