How to Get the New Google Play Store Right Now

This morning, we told you about the latest revamp to hit the Google Play Store, with Google putting an end to the leaks and rumors that we’ve covered over the proceeding weeks and confirming the arrival of a new, fresh look for its app. The company mentioned that it might take a couple weeks before users everywhere would be able to upgrade to the new Play Store, but smartphone and tablet junkies like we know our readers are won’t want to wait a minute longer than they have to.

Well, we’ve got just what you need, as the brand new Google Play 4.0.25 APK has been snagged and is ready for you to side-load.

This appears to be the official, fully-signed release, so you can install without fear – any Android phone or tablet running Froyo or later should work just fine with this APK. Outside the US, featured content may not yet be available, but the app itself should work.

Once you get it installed, let us know in the comments what you think of the new look. Too much like Google Now? Do you appreciate the cleaner layout?

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Source: Android Police

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