X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Google Opens In-App Subscriptions for Google Play

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

Google has offered up a new option for developers to charge consumers for games and other things in the Google Play store. Google has been accepting in-app payments for a while now, and this week opened the system up to allow in-app subscriptions to be purchased as well. This means we can bet on games that require subscriptions to play to land any time now.

google_play_subs

The billing system will use the same backend as in-app purchases. Developers will be able to set up the billing interval for subscription services and Google Play will handle the recurrence on the backend. Consumers will be able to login to their Google Play account and view their subscriptions as well as change them.

Apps requiring a subscription will have to state the price and the billing interval such as weekly, monthly, or yearly right on the app page so there aren’t any surprises for consumers. The subscription service is already being adopted by game developer Glu with a special currency subscription networks across any of the company’s games.

[via Android Developers]

Deals in The Technabob Shop




More from Awesomer Media...

DIY Jurassic Park Amber Cane Replicas

DIY Jurassic Park Amber Cane Replicas

Quick-Draw Pen Holder

Quick-Draw Pen Holder

2017 Lincoln Continental Review

2017 Lincoln Continental Review

Watch a Bugatti Chiron Rocket to 217 mph with Ease

Watch a Bugatti Chiron Rocket to 217 mph with Ease

Hot Toys Spider-Man: Homecoming Homemade Suit Action Figure

Hot Toys Spider-Man: Homecoming Homemade Suit Action Figure

Rogue One Director Gareth Edwards on the Darth Vader Scene

Rogue One Director Gareth Edwards on the Darth Vader Scene

Advertisement