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Google Play authorises game subscriptions

Developers are now free to introduce subscription payments in their Google Play titles. The first title to use the feature is already live – Glu Mobile’s Frontline Commando. This allows games to offer monthly or annual subscriptions, expanding the options open to developers for monetizing their titles. Google says that …

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Google Play reaches 15 billion downloads

Google’s Android marketplace has surpassed 15bn app downloads since its launch in October of 2008. A company spokesperson told TechCrunch that the figure was passed for the newly-branded Google Play Store ‘a few weeks ago.’ TechCrunch proposed that Google tabs around 1bn app downloads per month, while Apple still leads …

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Android Market rebranded as Google Play

A new consolidated media hub called Google Play has replaced the search engine giant’s Android Marketplace service. From today, Android smartphones will connect to the Google Play store when their users choose to go shopping. Google Play also combines several other entertainment services into its online network, such as books, …

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