Apps may not be released or updated December 23-27

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Apple today announced its traditional recess period of App Store Connectthat this year happen December 23rd to 27th.

During this time, the platform by which developers can submit new apps or updates for Apple team approval is unavailable.

The only way for any app to be released / updated during this time is by scheduling, obviously upon Apple's preliminary approval.

Apart from releases and updates, the rest of App Store Connect features (such as access to app statistics, for example) will remain available.