Android Market Gets Replaced by Google Play

by • On Mar 7, 12 3:56am • 1477 Views

In a recent blog post Google has officially confirmed that it has moved it’s existing Android App market to Google Play. If you can remember pretty well, you should know by now that when Google launched it’s Android market site it was only an app store. However, later on they added Music, Movies etc. For the first time Google is basically taking steps to integrate all of it’s mobile device based services. Starting from Android App to Google Music, Google eBookstore, Movies etc.

Google Play Logo“Today we’re eliminating all that hassle with Google Play, a digital entertainment destination where you can find, enjoy and share your favorite music, movies, books and apps on the web and on your Android phone or tablet. Google Play is entirely cloud-based so all your music, movies, books and apps are stored online, always available to you, and you never have to worry about losing them or moving them again.” says Jamie Rosenberg, Director of Digital Content.

Now the question is, what exactly you can do with the brand new Google play account? Well, you can store up to 20k songs and buy millions more. Of course you can download your favorite Android apps, games just like before along with eBooks.

Google assures it’s Android phone or tablet users by saying that very soon they will be upgrading the Android Market app to the Google Play Store app. Don’t worry your previously purchased contents will remain available through this new app.

To celebrate this big day, Google will be offering a different album, book, video rental and Android app at a special price each day for the next week in our “7 Days to Play” sale. In the U.S., today’s titles include the collection of top 40 hits “Now That’s What I Call Music 41″, the popular game Where’s My Water, the novel “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” and the movie “Puncture” for just 25 cents each. A great collection of hip-hop, rock and country albums for $3.99 all week, detective novels from $2.99, some of Google editorial team’s favorite movies from 99 cents.

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