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What percentage of the profits do developers get?

07-13-2009, 07:09 AM
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What percentage of the profits do developers get?

Say a game was $0.99 - how much of that would they get per sale? And does the percentage change for each price point?
07-13-2009, 07:26 AM
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70% to the developer and 30% to apple, per application sold.

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07-13-2009, 07:35 AM
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Originally Posted by le'deuche123 View Post
70% to the developer and 30% to apple, per application sold.
where'd you get these figures?
07-13-2009, 07:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Ruzz View Post
where'd you get these figures?
07-13-2009, 09:22 AM
It's 70%, with even more taken out in many non-US countries for taxes.
07-13-2009, 11:09 AM
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Japan get's an extra 20% also, unless you fill out a 60 page form in roughly translated english
07-13-2009, 03:31 PM
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All that's before you get paid - you need to factor in wire transfer fees, currency exchange, and income tax after the fact. Money-in-your-pocket can easily be lower than 50% the sale price depending on where you're from and where you're selling.

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