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Android finally gets in-app purchasing

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 31 Mar 2011 0:22 User comments (2)

Android finally gets in-app purchasing Google has finally launched in-app billing, giving developers a chance to add a new revenue stream via apps.
iOS has included in-app purchases since 2009, and Apple takes 30 percent for all purchases. Google will do the same.

In-app billing will let developers sell upgrades, virtual goods and other content from within the main app.

The first apps to update with in-app billing are Disney’s Tap Tap Revenge, ComiXology’s Comics and Glu Mobile’s WSOP Hold’em Legend, says Mash.

Google announced earlier this year that in-app billing was coming but did not include a timetable.

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2 user comments

131.3.2011 9:45
lissenup3
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Ehhh........who cares. Sounds lame and now we might have to say goodbye to peaceful market browsing.

21.4.2011 5:32

Yep, and now GunBro, sells gun add-ons at $100USD

A cheap gun add on is around $40USD.

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