Includes 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.
Ever wondered what it would be like to swim among the ocean’s deadliest sharks? Designed exclusively for the iPad, Ultimate Sharks puts you in the middle of the action as only Discovery Channel can – 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 What’s Hot in iTunes App Store**
**Featured in Back to School Apps – 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 tablet—beautiful visuals, interactive software, videos, images, stories, text—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, Discovery’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:
• 10 DEADLIEST SHARKS: Packed with robust content about the most fearsome shark species known including the Great White, Hammerhead, Tiger Shark and others
• 3D INTERACTIVE SHARKS: Control the sharks with your fingertip. Make them swim, hunt and attack
• HIGH QUALITY VIDEOS: Over 3 hours of custom-created shark videos created from Discovery’s legendary shark library and narrated by Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame
• AIRPLAY-ENABLED: Share your favorite shark videos with friends and family on the big screen
• ATTACK STORIES: Unbelievable tales of human encounters with sharks
• EXCLUSIVE CONTENT: Over 75 screens of content, expertly written text and narrative, interactive maps and infographics
• HI-RES PHOTOS: Over 250 breathtaking high-resolution photos from some of the world’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.
- August 04, 2011 Initial release
- August 13, 2011 New version 1.0.1
- October 08, 2011 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
- October 27, 2011 New version 1.1
- January 13, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $0.99
- January 16, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $9.99
- February 09, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $1.99
- February 15, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $9.99
- April 01, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $0.99
- April 01, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $9.99