- ASIN: B00ESJDO66
- Average Customer Review: 1,248 customer reviews
- Buy Amazon Coins and save up to 15% on apps, games, and in-app items.
- Use Amazon Coins on your Kindle Fire, Android device, and Amazon.co.uk.
- Amazon Coins are redeemable on thousands of apps, games, and in-app items.
- Give Amazon Coins to friends and family.
Enjoy apps and games for less! Save up to 15% on apps, games, and in-app items by purchasing Amazon Coins. The more you buy, the larger the discount. Amazon Coins are redeemable on thousands of apps, games, and in-app items from your Kindle Fire, Android phone or tablet, and on Amazon.co.uk. Purchased coins are immediately deposited into your account and they never expire.
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Amazon are still paying the full 70% cut to developers, so they're taking that discount out of their own cut (so it's actually pretty generous - they make 30% gross per transaction which makes this a third of their share off).
In return for our up-to 10% cut, Amazon get earlier payment. That means interest on our cash (which isn't going to make up for the 10% any time soon at today's interest rates). They also save on microtransaction processing. Rather than hitting your card each time, they deduct your coins from your account balance. That's pretty efficient. Finally, they know virtual money is spent more easily: competitors have been doing 'prepayment' for years via iTunes vouchers and the like. This is simply puts them on an equal footing (but with us getting 10% off).
The downside is the limited scope for spending the coins. It's for apps and in-app purchases right now. It needs to be extended to cover music & eBooks. The Kindle is much more than just a gaming device so limiting Amazon Coins to just apps is daft.
I have been advised by Amazon support to purchase the app with my credit card but not offered any refund on the coins that I had already purchased. If I do what they say I'll end up having paid for coins that I have no use for. It appears that the support people can't even be bothered to read my complaint carefully. It's a ridiculous situation, I feel I have been tricked into unnecessarily buying these useless coins. Absolutely frustrating and on top of that I have an extremely disappointed son.
Missed out on a great deal only available via amazon coins.
Will never use again
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The coin system is brilliant I use mine for Game of War which adds an extra discount to the discounted price already compared to the sites provided elsewhere a very Happy Customer... Read morePublished 3 hours ago by BluenoseDenKRO
The coins are good but I had a lot of problems getting them to load and the payment was taken twice. It took me a week of calling Amazon to get it sortedPublished 16 hours ago by Musicalfan
These frustrate the HELL out of me.. the % saving that you make is completely negated but the fact that you have to buy blocks and so if you have an odd amount in your account they... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Katy Spence
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