July 22, 2024

Information scraped from the servers for Apple’s TestFlight service circa 2012 to 2015 have been leaked, giving entry to tens of hundreds of iOS apps and video games.

The leak has been dubbed the “teraleak” as a result of its sheer dimension and seemingly as a nod to the Nintendo “gigaleak” from 2020 which included prototypes of Star Fox 2 and Yoshi’s Island, lower content material from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Majora’s Masks, and extra.

TestFlight is a service for builders to launch iOS apps for testing. Information on Apple’s servers have been discovered archived by way of Wayback Machine after which shared anonymously to X (née Twitter). Hyperlinks to the archives may be discovered fairly simply by getting into “TestFlight leak” into your chosen search engine.

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The leak incorporates information for prototypes and beta variations of apps and video games launched by way of TestFlight, and contains a number of unreleased Offended Birds video games. Extra data on unreleased video games is more likely to be discovered as folks proceed to look by way of the info.

There’s additionally hope folks may discover apps which at the moment are delisted on the App Retailer and might now not be downloaded by way of Apple’s distribution platform, which might assist efforts in sport preservation.

Offended Birds developer Rovio eliminated Offended Birds from the Google Play Retailer in February 2023 as a result of its enterprise “influence” on Rovio’s different cellular video games. It stays the App Retailer beneath the title Crimson’s First Flight, however may very well be faraway from the storefront relying on whether or not the sport’s elimination on the Google Play Retailer is profitable.