Google has updated its Play Store app with a more comprehensive Material Design makeover, and a What’s New section that is both clearer and easier to use.

Version 5.0.31 sees a new, flat Play Store logo, together with flatter icons in the sidebar, and the categories now use the bright colors of the Material Design palette … 


The What’s New section is now highlighted in green, and you get details of app changes as soon as you tap ‘Read More,’ rather than having to scroll down to the bottom. The app also feels snappier, though that may be as a result of slicker animations.

The only bad news is that 5.0.31 doesn’t play nicely with the Android L preview, so if you’re using this, you’ll want to wait for the issues to be resolved before updating. Otherwise, you can either wait for the OTA update or grab it here.

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