In an official press statement, RIM has announced that it’ll offer selected Premium apps to its BlackBerry users free of cost via BlackBerry App World worth more than $100, in a bid to appease its customers following the service disruption last week. RIM said that the premium apps will become available to download at BlackBerry App World beginning 19th October and will be available till 31st December.
The list of apps that which will be offered to consumers are:
- SIMS 3 – Electronic Arts
- Bejeweled – Electronic Arts
- N.O.V.A. – Gameloft
- Texas Hold’em Poker 2 – Gameloft
- Bubble Bash 2 – Gameloft
- Photo Editor Ultimate – Ice Cold Apps
- DriveSafe.ly Pro – iSpeech.org
- iSpeech Translator Pro – iSpeech.org
- Drive Safe.ly Enterprise – iSpeech.org
- Nobex Radio Premium – Nobex
- Shazam Encore – Shazam
- Vlingo Plus: Virtual Assistant – Vlingo
The company also said that its Enterprise customers will be offered one month of free technical support. Current customers will be offered a complimentary one month extension of their existing Technical Support contract, and customers who do not currently have a Technical Support contract will be offered a one month trial of RIM’s BlackBerry Technical Support Services – Enhanced Support, free of charge.