Entries in 'iap' (9)

FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

FTC sues Amazon over in-app payments

The US government is taking Amazon to court over its refusal to abide by FTC suggestions regarding in-app payment policy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
IAP promo codes appear on iOS

IAP promo codes appear on iOS

iOS developers may soon be allowed to release promo codes that unlock virtual currency to be used for in-app purchases.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 19th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

It is only a matter of time before studios are able to convince console users to splash out on in-game purchases without a major backlash.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 9th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Driveclub won't user microtransactions

Driveclub won't user microtransactions

The design director of PS4 racer Driveclub has stated that the game will not offer microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 3:28PM in News

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Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple adds in-app-purchase warnings to App Store listings

Apple's App Store now displays in-app purchase warnings in its search results.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 12th 2014 at 12:29PM in News
New How to Train Your Dragon iOS game features £69.99 IAP

New How to Train Your Dragon iOS game features £69.99 IAP

With a second movie on the way later this year, How To Train Your Dragon is the star of a new iOS and Facebook game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 11:03AM in News
GTA Online economy designed "for the vast majority of players who will not buy extra cash"

GTA Online economy designed "for the vast majority of players who will not buy extra cash"

The in-game economy of Grand Theft Auto Online has been designed for those who won’t pay out on the included microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
OFT warns devs over in-app payments

OFT warns devs over in-app payments

It may be a little behind the times, but the Office of Fair Trading has issued a reports warning smartphone developers about their in-app-payment strategies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:23AM in News

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New iOS SpongeBob Squarepants game includes £69.99 IAP

New iOS SpongeBob Squarepants game includes £69.99 IAP

Another big children’s IP has chosen to pursue the premium in-app-purchase route.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 11:16AM in News