What's NewIncludes ability to purchase an "attack-pack"- 5 new shark attack stories, including 45 minutes of additional video, 21 high resolution photos and 5 additional interactive maps.
Also includes performance improvements and bug fixes.
Now available globally in English.
App DescriptionEver wondered what it would be like to swim among the oceanâ€™s deadliest sharks? Designed exclusively for the iPad, Ultimate Sharks puts you in the middle of the action as only Discovery can â€“ intense attack stories, 3D interactive sharks, exclusive HD videos and awesome high-resolution photos.
ULTIMATE SHARKS has been selected & promoted by Apple & the iTunes App Store for its wealth & quality of content:
**Selected as iTunes App Store App of the Week for iPad**
**Featured in Whatâ€™s Hot in iTunes App Store**
**Featured in Back to School Apps â€“ Fun with Science category in iTunes App Store**
**Featured in Apps for Learning Astronomy & Earth Science in iTunes App Store**
ULTIMATE SHARKS has also received high praise from some of the most noted media outlets covering technology, including the iPad:
"It's the sort of app that can only exist on a tabletâ€”beautiful visuals, interactive software, videos, images, stories, textâ€”as versatile as an app can get. In fact, it blends the definition of app, book and interactive exhibit together." -- GIZMODO
"Discovery has done a great job in bringing the world of these amazing creatures to life on your iPad." -- iPadFORUMS.NET
"A wonderful companion to their Shark Week event, Discoveryâ€™s Ultimate Sharks is an entertaining and educational app that shark lovers of all ages can enjoy." -- TAPSCAPE
"The app is easy to use and great for people of all ages. It is specifically designed to be able to access easily and navigate any information a person may want. So if you see your child has a new deep fascination for sharks, then the Ultimate Shark app is the right app for you." -- iPadNGRAVY.com
ULTIMATE SHARKS Features:
â€˘ 10 DEADLIEST SHARKS: Packed with robust content about the most fearsome shark species known including the Great White, Hammerhead, Tiger Shark and others
â€˘ 3D INTERACTIVE SHARKS: Control the sharks with your fingertip. Make them swim, hunt and attack
â€˘ HIGH QUALITY VIDEOS: Over 3 hours of custom-created shark videos created from Discoveryâ€™s legendary shark library and narrated by Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame
â€˘ AIRPLAY-ENABLED: Share your favorite shark videos with friends and family on the big screen
â€˘ ATTACK STORIES: Unbelievable tales of human encounters with sharks
â€˘ EXCLUSIVE CONTENT: Over 75 screens of content, expertly written text and narrative, interactive maps and infographics
â€˘ HI-RES PHOTOS: Over 250 breathtaking high-resolution photos from some of the worldâ€™s most celebrated wildlife photographers
Requirements: In order to enjoy the streaming video components of this app you must have a broadband Wi-Fi connection. A minimum 500kps download speed is required for basic visuals, but we recommend higher speeds for a better quality picture.
April 01, 2012 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> $0.99
February 09, 2012 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> $1.99
January 13, 2012 Price Decrease: $9.99 -> $0.99
November 30, -0001 Initial Release