The EA titles that went on sale earlier today appear to not be the extent of the deals to be had on Google Play today. Without much warning, the Longest Day sale is underway bringing you a plethora of solid apps, games, music, and books for vastly reduced prices. Longest Days in this case likely refers to the summer solstice; the longest day of the year. For those of you without a calendar handy, that's tomorrow.


The handy links in the Play Store are just starting to show up, but this will probably be announced officially tomorrow. In the meantime, you can get a jump on things. This link will send you to the Android app section for an assortment of $0.99 apps and games. You can grab games like Mini Motor Racing, GTA3, and Draw Something for just a buck. The $0.99 apps include mSecure Password Manager, Shazam Encore, and FlightTrack, among others.


Google Play Music is having a similar sale with a wide assortment of tunes to groove to this summer. Don't be scared off by the higher prices here - that's $2.99 for full albums. Definitely a good deal if you're into the likes of Deadmau5, Eminem, or Pink Floyd.


Lastly, Google is running a Google Play Books promotion, branded as Beach Reads. All these titles are priced at $1.99, but there are not nearly as many listings here as in the other sections. Still, maybe they've got what you're looking for.


As for movies, Google was able to work out some deals on that front, as well. There are a few $0.99 movie rentals in the Play Store, including The Iron Lady, Shark Night, Immortals, and Rampart with the always delightful Woody Harrelson (Redditors will get the joke). I snapped a few of these deals up, and you should consider doing so as well at these prices.

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Ryan is a tech/science writer, skeptic, lover of all things electronic, and Android fan. In his spare time he reads golden-age sci-fi and sleeps, but rarely at the same time. His wife tolerates him as few would.

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  • mesmorino

    It's possible that it may not have been announced because it's not actually the longest day in the States yet. 

  • Jrmurph3

    Longest day deals are now showing up in the android market as links on the homepage. 

    • Jrmurph3

      That would be for the webpage and the mobile market

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=667754408 Harry Campbell

    Ergh and there I go spending £3 on GTA the other week. 

  • Guest

    They have more than apps for sale. Movies as well. I'm sure books and music are to follow

  • http://www.facebook.com/RobJohnson90 Rob Johnson
    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      Cheers for that.

      • Daniel McDermott

        Link no longer works.

  • Knlegend1

    Typical most of the stuff I paid full price for lol

  • Knlegend1

    Typical most of the stuff I paid full price for lol

  • http://twitter.com/anasqtiesh Anas Qtiesh

    Books, Music, and Movies too! Any book recommendations?

  • Hissisj

    hmmm what does longest day here mean? Google didn't help. Got Mini Motor Racing and will try to get ME but so far not compatible.

    • sssgadget

      21st June is longest day of the year in northern hemisphere. More than 12 hours of sunlight.

  • Jon

    Thanks for the heads up, figured I'd buy sonic since it's so cheap lol

    • Himmat Singh

       Sonic is not part of the deal. Both EP1&2 have a price reduction, not sure if they are on sale though or if its permanent.

  • http://twitter.com/ICS_AndroidGeek Danny

    David Bowie is the best! Shame I have all his albums and compilations. Best of Bowie! :)

  • Woody Harrelson

    Guys, I appreciate your comments, but can we limit this discussion to Rampart?

  • br_hermon

    How about a $.99 Nexus, huh!? Anybody? :)

  • RBI411

     Sonic 4 Episode 1 also seems to be on sale.

  • Göran Sävström

    And no matter how many times I sit back and think about it I still don't understand why I'm limited to buying apps that my phone can handle at the moment. What IF I plan to buy myself a "top of the line" phone in a couple of months, and feel like getting Mass Effect (or whatever game my Desire can't handle) already?

    - Why am I locked out of that?

    This is one of the areas where the Play Store can improve a lot...