Well, we know a big redesign is in store for Google Play (see here, here, here, and here), Read More
but today's 5.10.29 update doesn't actually include that. Technically, it might be that these big design changes are controlled on the server side and simply waiting to be activated for end users, but we just don't know yet. Update: Confirmed, see updates below. Regardless, today's update is probably at the least laying the groundwork for the new version, and does include one noticeable visual alteration: the new Google Play text logo.
Earlier today, Kirill Grouchnikov, the face behind the Play Store Android app, detailed a set of relatively substantial design tweaks and RTL language support destined for an upcoming update. Unfortunately, the APK uploaded to APK Mirror shortly after did not seem to have the majority of these changes live just yet, but Kirill, who also announced his departure from the Google Play team, managed to sneak in one last parting gift.
And it's the best gift he could have possibly given us. Or at least me, considering I copy changelogs all day long for APKMirror.com. I think I now owe him 100 beautiful white roses. Read More