The new badge system really adds nothing in terms of functionality. Besides more prominently displaying a number that was already there. The badges are more eye-catching, which could more easily sway you to download a popular app. If your phone runs version 4.9.13 of the Play Store. Expect to see the small change appear on the app pages. Since this article was published, Play Store has evolved over the years, as this is now the year 2022. Therefore, the app badges have been replaced with the now seen Number of reviews, Number of downloads, and Age rating.