Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 12:57 UTC
Google Without giving any detailed information, Madfinger Games announced that because the piracy rates of their game Dead Trigger were so high on Android, they made the game available for free. This sucks balls. I'm interested in more detailed statistics, especially where, exactly, the piracy rate is highest, considering you can only get paid Google Play applications in 31 countries, and then, often only with a credit card (which many people outside of the US don't have and/or use). It wouldn't surprise me in the slightest if those piracy rates mostly come from places without paid applications support and/or with lousy payment options. In any case, Google needs to get its act together with the Play Store.
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RE[6]: What about kids?
by Savior on Mon 23rd Jul 2012 19:20 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: What about kids?"
Savior
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I live in Hungary, and (for the time being, while one is free ;) ) I own two debit cards, one Mastercard and one Visa. I've yet to find a page that does not accept them. And they are debit cards alright, I can't pay with them if I don't have money on the associated bank account. I'd be very much surprised if the Dutch system was different.

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