Today at the BlackBerry 10 Live event, the company announced that they have 70,000 “at launch” apps available on BlackBerry World now. The apps include Skype, Where’s My Water, LinkedIn, Twitter, ESPN Scorecenter, Webex, Bloomberg, The Economist, Angry Birds, Plants vs. Zombies, Where’s My Water, Fruit Ninja, New York Times, Dropbox, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Stubhub, ATP, PGS Tour, CBS Sports, etc. Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn are integrated tightly into the operating system to make updating your status and sharing photos a seamless experience.
BlackBerry now also has movie, movies, and TV shows available for purchase in BlackBerry World. Full music albums cost around $7.99-$11.99. Music can be previewed before getting purchased. Movies and TV shows can be purchased or rented. The rental prices range at between $2.99-$3.99 and purchase prices are between $9.99 and $19.99.
The ability to buy the new content is limited to just BlackBerry 10 devices and the U.S., U.K., and Canada regions.