Reddit has released a new version of Alien Blue this week that gifts pre-existing Pro users with a four-year Reddit Gold subscription for free. The one-time gift can be redeemed through a pop-up menu in Alien Blue version 2.9.10.

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Alien Blue is the most popular Reddit app for iPhone and iPad, developed by Jase Morrissey and acquired by Reddit in October 2014. The universal iOS app is free on the App Store, and a Pro tier was previously offered as a $1.99 in-app purchase.

However, Reddit has since decided to focus its efforts on developing an official Reddit for iOS app, and Alien Blue will be removed from the App Store once the new app is released. Reddit for iOS is currently in closed beta testing.

Alien Blue will remain accessible by users that already downloaded the app, but Pro features will likely require a Gold subscription going forward. Reddit's free four-year Gold subscription should help bridge the transition for existing Pro users.

Reddit Gold is a membership program that provides perks such as turning off ads, custom themes, custom avatars, new comment highlighting, subreddit filtering, saved posts and comments categorization, and more. Reddit Gold is $3.99/month or $29.99/year.

Alien Blue [Direct Link] remains available for free on the App Store in the short term.

Top Rated Comments

pdaholic Avatar
67 months ago
Reddit is largely a cesspool. It definitely suffers from the anonymous aspect much like message boards.
Sounds like MacRumors.
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iLoveiTunes Avatar
67 months ago
Reddit is a hate site, think twice about supporting them with any money.
Stop this BS... reddit is simply awesome.
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GFLPraxis Avatar
67 months ago
I am ignorant. I know that. But when I hear reddit, I think of the nastiest stuff the world has to offer. (child porn, human trafficking, torture). I'm sure I'm wrong, and I have no idea why my brain associates those things with it. But I've never gone to the reddit website because of that.
I'm pretty sure you are confusing Reddit with 4chan. What you describe is not Reddit.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MasterMac Avatar
67 months ago
Saying you should stay away from Reddit because certain aspects of it are really bad is the same as saying you should stay away from the Internet because certain aspects of it are really bad.

There are some great subreddits on that site that are really well moderated, and others not so much. If you filter just the subs that you are interested in and have good communities of people then you will have a fantastic time there. Default subs are usually lower quality because of their default status.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mzeb Avatar
67 months ago
Reddit is a hate site, think twice about supporting them with any money.
That's an interesting statement. My company uses Reddit as a support outlet for its products. Our users love it. Likewise, as a Guildwars 2 gamer there's no better place to go for hints and news about the game as it evolves.

Like the rest of the internet, if there's places you don't want to be don't go there. But there's some valuable information on Reddit.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mnsportsgeek Avatar
67 months ago
Reddit is largely a cesspool. It definitely suffers from the anonymous aspect much like message boards.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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