Tag Archives: in-App Purchases
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 | 11:08 BST
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has cautioned mobile games developers about featuring aggressive in-app purchases in their games. This follows an investigation into whether children are being pressured or encouraged to fork out for new content within the app. The OFT has published new principles for consultation, which insist consumers must be told up front about in-game costs and advertising.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 16:19 BST
Epic Games VP Mark Rein has said that both Sony and Microsoft are to chase the free-to-play and in-app purchase business models with their next generation of hardware.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 15:32 BST
Unauthorized in-app purchases by British children charged to parents’ accounts without their knowledge could total a whopping £30.9 million monthly according to a new study.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 21:58 GMT
Amazon has expanded its In-App Purchasing to include PC, Mac, and web games. This should make things much easier for users to make in-game purchases when playing monetized games, and even better than you can look over your purchase history through your Amazon.com account. You can find out how mobile game developers will be using the new payment process through here. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 | 12:20 GMT
Capcom has denied it has entered into a row with Apple over in-app purchases for Smurfs’ Village.