Android developers within certain countries now have the option to set the price of their apps and in-game purchases to a lower amount than before. This new change is now available within the following countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Hungary, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Phillippines, Poland, Peru, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam.
In other EA and Star Wars news, EA has decided to release a new Star Wars Battlefront companion app which has plenty of features that one would expect from an app of this nature, as well as a new mini-game you game play called Base Command. Users will be able to earn in-game credits that can be used to unlock Star Cards, blasters, and more in the actual Star Wars Battlefront game.
We don't usually post about carrier announcements and such unless it is about a new device or something along those lines. However moments ago T-Mobile made an announcement that is actually pretty impressive. The company has announced that they will begin offering unlimited video streaming on their network for free, and have already included 24 of the most popular video streaming platforms already.
Twitch has increased the security for accounts on the live streaming service by adding Two-Factor Authentication now. If you use Battle.net, and even Steam, you should be familiar with how this works. In case you don't know though, essentially this means your Twitch account now requires two different methods of verification to log in.
If you have been following this site for any length of time then you have probably seen us talking about VPNs at one point or another. While they can be handle for having a secure connection to do things like banking and whatnot, we've talked about using them to gain access to games on Google Play that are not available in our area.
Fans of the Fallout franchise have another toy to play with today in the form of a companion application from Bethesda. The new app offers up all kinds of fun stuff to fiddle around with, including interacting with Fallout 4 on your console of choice or your PC version of the game.
Yesterday's DroidGamers Daily Deal was all about learning to develop for Android through examples, having built 10 full functioning real world applications by the time you're done the entire course. When you strike out on your own after that, you'll have a better idea on how to code applications for Android. While coding is an important aspect to building an application (or game for that matter), design is also equally as important.
Google seems to have been very busy as of late, recently having released an update to their YouTube Gaming application for direct live gameplay streaming from supported Android devices to YouTube Gaming. Now Google Play Games has been updated as well with the ability to record yourself playing games on your Android device.
PreLaunch.me has been in beta for a little while now, making sure their app and service have as few bugs as possible. Today the company has decided to officially drop the beta tags they have been wearing and fully launch their service as well as their Android app.
One thing about being in the video game industry is that you get to try a lot of alphas, betas (both closed and open), early preview builds, and so on. The same it true for any software industry really. It is always fun to try out something early and now Google is letting folks try out future features for their official Google App with the new Google Beta Program through Google Play.
Google has continuously tinkered with Google Play's layout on both the web via your browser and through the Google Play application. All of it, for the most part, have been changes for the better in how everything looks. If you are finally used to Google Play as it is, you'll be happy to know it will be changing again.