Reminder about Ukraine ratings and minimum storefront requirements.

January 4, 2018

As a reminder, we have the following upcoming deadlines for your movie content.

Ukraine ratings update
In order to ensure compliance with legal ratings in Ukraine, we will no longer support ratings ДА, ЗА, and 14 as of March 1, 2018. A new rating of 0+ will replace ДА and ЗА, while 14 will be discontinued.

Titles will not be removed from the iTunes Store, but make sure you update your internal systems to support these ratings by March 1, 2018.

Minimum Storefront Requirements Update
Starting March 1, 2018, movie deliveries to the following countries must include at least one of the corresponding audio or subtitle components within the feature and trailer:

Country Required Language Component
Japan Japanese
Thailand Thai
Bahrain Arabic
Egypt Arabic
Jordan Arabic
Lebanon Arabic
Oman Arabic
Qatar Arabic
Saudi Arabia Arabic
United Arab Emirates Arabic

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