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Angry Birds and many other Xbox Live games for Windows Phone are now permanently reduced to 99 cents

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Angry Birds and many other Xbox Live games for Windows Phone are now permanently reduced to 99 cents
With the launch of the Nokia Lumia 900, which really sheds some light on Microsoft’s ever evolving mobile platform, we’re seeing a total of seven gaming titles on Windows Phone that are getting some much-needed permanent price drops to make them oh-so affordable to buy.

Out of the entire bunch on the list, Angry Birds probably stands out most prominently, but it’s nice to see it and six other titles dropping down to a mere 99 cents. As for the others, it includes Burn the Rope, De Blob, Doodle God, IonBallEX, Max the Magic Marker, and Toy Soldiers: Boot Camp. As we’ve mentioned already, it seems that these permanent price drops on these titles coincide with the Nokia Lumia 900’s release,

Angry Birds and many other Xbox Live games for Windows Phone are now permanently reduced to 99 cents
Naturally, it’s nice that gamers have some titles to choose from that won’t be too costly out of their pockets, but it’s alleged that the price drops on some of the titles were needed because of the lack of interest in them. With so many positive news regarding Lumia 900 sales, it’ll be interesting to see how future Xbox Live titles will be priced.

As the platform continues to build is user base, we can only hope to see more 99 cent games on the Marketplace right from the start – as opposed to games that are $5 and up.

via WP Central

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posted on 16 Apr 2012, 12:20 1

1. CharlieAtInfinity (Posts: 253; Member since: 10 Apr 2012)


But its free on Android :P

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:01 1

3. eaxvac (Posts: 328; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)


Google's Play store only earns 20% that of iOS for the whole of 2011.
You should know that because of the rampant piracy with sideloading and fragmentation issue, developers would rather place ads on apps to earn money.

iOS is simply pay once and you get it ad-free.

That is the reason why most apps on Google's play store is free.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:46 1

4. networkdood (Posts: 5489; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


+1...I like free - never had a problem with fragmentation on Android...

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 19:19

7. RageQuit (Posts: 41; Member since: 05 Sep 2011)


Yes rampant piracy. Because the majority of andoird users are even capable of rooting their phones.

Implying developers dont relese both a ad supported and paid ad free version.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 12:32

2. tward291 (Posts: 559; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)


thank god bout time you went down ima go get max love that game

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 15:38

5. WinC76 (Posts: 49; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)


It's about time that they reduced some of the prices for their games.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 18:07

6. Penny (Posts: 986; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)


Good timing, too. I finally got sucked in and addicted to Angry Birds this weekend.

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