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Amazon Adds Microtransactions

Amazon customers can now purchase virtual goods and in-game currency through their Amazon accounts, reports Joystiq. This page has details on how this will work, also outlining the financial split for Kindle Fire and Android apps, saying developers will keep 70% of microtransaction revenue, and that they are currently waiving the $99.00 per year fee for listing. They say Windows, OS X, and web-based game developers should contact them for details.

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4. Re: Amazon Adds Microtransactions Jan 23, 2013, 10:25 Verno
 
RollinThundr wrote on Jan 23, 2013, 09:49:
OMG AMAZON AS BAD AS EA TRYING TO MAKE MONEY!!11eleventy1!! /sarcasm

Microtransactions aren't inherently bad and most reasonable people don't just hate them because EA is doing them, it's all about the execution and that's what EA consistently fucks up. They design around a revenue stream first instead of focusing on making a great product and monetizing it later.
 
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