Google Play Store has two apps on sale for a penny each

Google Play Store has two apps on sale for a penny each
Inside the Google Play Store, for the first time ever, there are a couple of apps that are priced at just 1 cent each. Those games include Lost Journey, a space based puzzle game, and an RPG title called Armpit Hero: VIP. Since no apps have ever been sold in the Google Play Store for just a penny, there is a strong possibility that the pricing of both apps was a mistake.

Apparently, some one involved with the Lost Journey game has a little issue with decimal points. The listing notes that the game, normally priced at 99 cents, has been reduced by 90%. That should have left a price of 10 cents or .10. Instead, the price is listed at .01 or 1 cent. Armpit Hero doesn't mention anything about a sale though, and it also has a 1 cent or .01 pricing.

That would suggest that if there is an error, it would be on the part of Google. Both apps are still available for 1 cent each, and both are part of the Google Play Store’s Year End Deals sales discount event. If you're interested in either app, simply click on the appropriate link below.

Download Lost Journey from the Google Play Store by clicking on this link.

Download Armpit Hero: VIP from the Google Play Store by clicking on this link.

source: AndroidAuthority



1. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2280; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Two questions: 1) if it's a penny for real, then how do we pay by cash? 2) isn't "penny" a British thing?

2. dmitrilp_

Posts: 330; Member since: Sep 12, 2016

All they care about is people adding their credit cards, once they have them it'll be easier to get people to spend their hard earned money on stupid games/apps

4. s.mrabet

Posts: 147; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

If u think a game is stupid don't spend ur money!

3. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1354; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

Well I just downloaded each for 1 American cent. Judging from the screenshots and whatnot, armpit hero at first glance appears to be a Freemium game so I'm not exactly sure what I paid for.

5. gdawilson

Posts: 299; Member since: Jul 21, 2014

I'm surprised PA hasn't made an article that Google Play Music has a free 4 month trial on at the moment - at least in Canada. I started mine yesterday, and will cancel it before the end of April. I've never spent money on an app or game. But a penny? Sure, if it's worth it.

6. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

From micro to nano transaction

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