Amazon Introduces In-App Purchasing for Mac, PC and Web-based Games for Game Developers

Jan 22, 2013

Expanding its multi-platform, end-to-end offering for game developers, Amazon announced a new in-app purchasing service that enables developers to let customers use their Amazon accounts to purchase virtual goods and currencies from within Mac, PC, and Web-based games. With the announcement, Amazon now provides in-app purchasing services for Mac, PC, web, Android, and Kindle Fire developers, enabling them to offer Amazon's customers a convenient, and secure buying experience.

In-App Purchasing for Mac, PC and web-based games is a part of a larger family of end-to-end services for game developers. Amazon Web Services provides building blocks like Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, Amazon Simple Storage Service, and Amazon Dynamo DB used for backend infrastructure, to services like Game Circle that enable developers to create more engaging gaming experiences, to services like A/B Testing and Game Connect.