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Does Apple and Google allow fan support pay

08-12-2015, 12:14 AM
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Does Apple and Google allow fan support pay

Can you put a button on your game as an option for players to click and pay to the developers pay pal account
08-12-2015, 01:41 AM
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I doubt it because you are avoiding their payment portal

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08-12-2015, 03:40 PM
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You'd have to check the terms and conditions yourself to be sure, but I'm pretty much certain this is not allowed on Apple.

I thought it probably was allowed on Google Play, but apparently they changed their policy a few years back: http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/go...-system/528816
08-13-2015, 08:27 AM
Apple really don't want you circumventing the App Store. I believe there are exceptions such as buying actual goods from a retailer such as Ebay. Digital goods must be done via App store if I recall. Not sure about donations - Probably best to have a link through to your website that opens in Safari and lets them donate if they want? Sort of separates it from the app then.

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08-13-2015, 02:03 PM
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It's not actually clear whether the OP is talking about donations or just using paypal as an alternative payment provider. I suspect it's the latter.
08-14-2015, 03:20 PM
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