If you've been following NextPit for a while, you will know what to expect here in this article: The Google Play Store and Apple's App Store regularly offer discounts and promotions where you can obtain paid content for free for a limited time only. We collate these freebies and list them for you, But unlike our list of the five best apps of the week, we will not try the apps out on purpose. Hence, be a little bit careful before you fall into a money pit as some apps may still include microtransactions.
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Free apps for your Android phone
These apps are free in the Google Play Store
- GPS Speed Pro (
$0.99): This app tracks your distance in km/h or mph, displays your speed, and more.
These mobile games are free in the Google Play Store
- PJ Maskes: Racing Heroes (
$3.99): You'll not only race across the moon and collect moon crystals in this game, but you'll also have to keep villains at bay at the same time.
- Shadow of Death: Dark Knight (
$3.99): In this side-scroller, you'll plunge into battle as the Dark Knight, complete with powerful blade.
- Cartoon Craft (
$1.99): This game is also a martial one. Destroy your enemies in this real-time strategy game.
- Coin Princess (
$0.99): In this retro-feeling game, the princess doesn't want to wait to be rescued by the hero, as usual. She escapes all by herself and escapes from the devil who was holding her captive.
- Empire Warriors: Offline Game (
$0.99): Graphically appealing tower defense offline game with over 100 maps.
- Peppa Wutz: Holiday Adventure (
$3.99): Our kids' favorite pig is back, and this time Peppa is having fun in some holiday-themed mini-games.
- Infinity Dungeon 2 (
$0.99): The name already says what it's about: tiling through the dungeon forever. A little additional information: You have to kill all the zombies you can get your hands on!
- Traffic Jam Cars Puzzle Legend (
$3.99): The title sounds promising, but basically we're dealing with a simple, albeit well-rated match-3 game.
- Watch Game Racer (
$1.49): Now that's something different: a racing game for your Wear OS smartwatch!
Free apps for your iPhone
These apps are free for iOS
- AdBlocker for YouTube Videos (
$2.99): The ads in front of YouTube clips are annoying, aren't they? With this app, that could be a thing of the past.
- Mars Info (
$5.99): Right now there is a lot of talk about NASA and about moon and Mars missions. The right time to see what Mars looks like via the app. You can rotate it, zoom in and look at certain locations.
- DayCircle (
$1.99): Birthdays, anniversaries, this and that - how do you remember them all? Maybe with this app, which creates countdowns and counts the days.
- Player Master (
$2.99): Here you get a video player that doesn't care if you want to watch clips stored on your device or streamed videos.
- Safety Note+ Pro (
$2.99): Do you have notes on your iPhone that you really don't want anyone but yourself to see? Then this app is a candidate for you!
These mobile games are free for iOS
- Chuckie Egg 2017 HD (
$0.99) The chicken game for Android is also free on iOS! You'll save a bit less on this one, though, as the game is a bit cheaper on the App Store.
- Pajama Heroes: Fast Heroes (
$3.99): For your kids there's currently the 7th most popular children's game for iOS for free. The mobile game is called "Pyjama Heroes: Fast Heroes" - and we hope the fun is better than the title!
- Fantasy Dragon Simulator (
$9.99): As we all know, there are simulators for everything - including fantastic creatures like dragons. So explore how it feels to give other earthlings hell as an oversized and physically impossible to fly lizard.
- Peppa Pig: Holiday Adventures (
$3.99): Suitable for children, but perhaps not necessarily educationally valuable: another game with the popular little pig Peppa Pig!
- Mega Ramp Stunt Crash Games 3D (
$9.99): Finally, a game with more testosterone: jump over mega ramps in Mega Ramp Stunt Crash Games 3D and crash your stunts. And the whole thing is 3D too, fantastic!
We keep our fingers crossed that you have found what you are looking for. If not, we'll be back on Saturday and we're sure you'll find something suitable then! Have you spotted a paid app in the list? Then we would be happy about a hint in the comments!