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Google Play Points


Have you heard about Google Play Points? Yes? No? Be that as it may, in the following article, we will explain what Google Play Points are and how it is used: Google’s loyalty system that rewards its users who spend the most money in the Google Play Store.

Yes, as you have read, Google now rewards your loyalty with points. Nevertheless, this loyalty system is subject to some parameters, and since this can be confusing for many, we will explain how to register and use Google Play Points correctly.



What are Google Play Points?

Now, what is Google Play Points?

Google Play Points is a loyalty program created by Google for its official app store on the Android operating system. In other words, a Google reward system in which all Android users can participate.

Yes, you read that right, everyone. Since the Google Play Points program is free, all Android users can sign up.

Once you’ve signed up, Google will reward you with points for every dollar you spend on the official Android app store, whether you’re buying games, apps, movies, books, and other items from the Google Play Store.


And how are the points obtained through Google Play Points spent?

Well, there are several ways to do it. First of all, you can redeem your points for credit within Google Play or rewards within certain games (in-game token or currency, level-ups, reward boxes, etc.).

All this sounds attractive. However, not everything is what it seems. Compared to the dollar, the points obtained through Google Play Points have a relatively low value. How low?

Well, at the basic level, to get a USD 5 coupon, you would have to spent USD 500 (a very high amount considering the average price of apps and games in the Google Play Store).

While higher levels of the Google Play Points system earn you higher amounts of points per dollar. The truth is that to reach these levels you will have to spend a respectable amount of money. Keep this in mind before taking advantage of Google’s loyalty system.

How to sign up for Google Play Points?

Requirements to join the Google Play Points program

Before you join the Google Play Points program, make sure you meet the following conditions:

  • You must reside in one of the following countries:
    • Germany
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Australia
    • Belgium
    • Korea
    • Denmark
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Spain
    • United States
    • Finland
    • France
    • Greece
    • Hong Kong
    • Indonesia
    • Ireland
    • Israel
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Norway
    • New Zealand
    • Netherlands
    • Portugal
    • United Kingdom
    • South Africa
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Taiwan
  • You must have a computer or Android device (tablet or smartphone) that is compatible with Google Play.
  • You must have a Google Play account. Remember, such an account must not be managed by educational institutions or parents.
  • You must have previously registered a valid payment method.
  • Previously, you must have registered a billing address that matches the country from which you use Google Play.

Steps to join the Google Play Points program

  1. Slide the applications menu of your smartphone and tap the iconGoogle Play iconto access the Google Play app.
  2. Once inside the Google Play application, log in to the Google account you want to register for the Google Play Points program.
  3. In the upper-right corner, tap the ☰ icon.
  4. Once the options menu is displayed, tap Play Points.
  5. Finally, tap Join. By doing so, you agree to the terms and conditions of the Google Play Points program.

How does the Google Play Points Levels system work?

Next, we present an information table that explains how to obtain each of the different loyalty levels of the Google Play Points program. We will also tell you what rewards you will get based on the level (Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum) you currently have.

Level Number of points you must have to reach the level Points you earn for every USD 1 spend Additional rewards that each level offers
Bronze 0-149 1 point • In-game point events
• Movie and book multipliers
Silver 150-599 1.1 points • In-game point events
• Movie and book multipliers
• Weekly Silver Level Awards
Gold 600-2,999 1.2 points • In-game point events
• Movie and book multipliers
• Weekly Gold Level Awards
Platinum 3,000 or more 1.4 points • In-game point events
• Movie and book multipliers
• Weekly Platinum Level Awards
• Premium support

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