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Offline imagnity

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« Posted 2014-06-19 15:04:16 »

Because of in-app billing api, Google Play doesn't allow the app to be distributed to a few countries including a huge market - China. Is there a way to remove the IAP and submit that version only to Play Store in China without updating the current app in Play Store?

Offline Hermasetas

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2014-06-19 15:23:59 »

I dont know the answer to your question but I do know something about China (I have been living there for the last 5 months).

China is a big market. If your game is in Chinese Tongue
So if your game is purely in English then do not expect it to do well over there Smiley

Edit:
Unless there is no text or speaking in your game of course Tongue
Offline nerb
« Reply #2 - Posted 2014-06-23 13:42:58 »

I believe you would have to upload a separate APK without IAP's and limit distribution to China.
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Offline Danny02
« Reply #3 - Posted 2014-06-23 20:06:58 »

Also, noone uses the play store over there.
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