Much has been said about the 30% rate that Apple charges under each transaction made on the App Store. However, it’s important to note that Google does the same for its app store. Something that will soon stop being so easy to get around.
As Bloomberg advances today, Google is preparing to tighten the rules regarding the fees required in all transactions made on Play Store. All this so that many of those around them will no longer be able to do so.
It is mentioned that, next week, Google will define new rules for developers. Although without knowing what will really change, everything points to the technology obliging applications to use their payment system.
Large companies will no longer be able to escape from 30% charged by Google
Android is a much more liberal operating system than iOS, even in the field of transactions. It is common to find alternative application stores to the Play Store and this allows many companies to escape the fees charged by Google.
It is also important to note that companies like Spotify or Netflix have managed to evade 30% of Google. Something easily achieved by giving users the possibility to pay for their purchases with a credit card.
The idea of the American giant is to attack precisely this phenomenon, forcing more companies to use its system of payment. payments. Even so, the changes will not happen overnight, so programmers will have time to adapt their applications to the new rules.
There is no doubt that these decisions are intended to increase even more. the company’s revenues in this field. Without official figures, Google is believed to earn several billion dollars from these commissions alone. And these values will only increase with the new rules.
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