Google may soon launch a new rewards programme in Play Store

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 08 Sep 2018

Google Play Points is an upcoming rewards programme that will give users credit for each purchase they make on the Google Play Store.

Google may soon launch a new rewards programme in Play Store

Vostro 3501

Popular tech to stay connected anywhere. Save more on exciting Dell PCs.

Click here to know more


Google awards its users for contributing to its services; for being a Local Guide on Google Maps or for participating in surveys in the Rewards app. It seems that Google is planning to introduce another way to reward its users. According to 9to5mac, an APK teardown of the latest version of the Google Play Store has showed that the company is working on “Google Play Points”, a loyalty/rewards programme which could allow users to earn points on all purchases they make on the Google Play Store.

The tech platform said that strings mentioning “Introducing Google Play Points” emerged with version 11.5 of the Google Play Store and later came in the 11.6 version. It is expected that users will be prompted to sign-up for the programme. “This service will feature a tilted square icon that uses the four Play colors, as seen in the header image above,” the report claimed. The details suggest that if users buy music, movies, TV shows, books and Android apps, they can accumulate points. According to one string, a user will earn one point for every ¥100 (approx Rs 65) that it spends on the Play Store. There is no information on the regions where this programme will run.

Furthur, the string also show that there will be “Level Benefits.” There is a mention of five levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond. The APK teardown does not say anything about the criteria of reaching to different levels and the benefits of each level. It is not mandatory that the information in the strings after the APK teardown will be released in future. Google may ship those features or pull them back before they release the final version of the service.

Digit NewsDesk

The guy who answered the question 'What are you doing?' with 'Nothing'.

Digit caters to the largest community of tech buyers, users and enthusiasts in India. The all new Digit in continues the legacy of as one of the largest portals in India committed to technology users and buyers. Digit is also one of the most trusted names when it comes to technology reviews and buying advice and is home to the Digit Test Lab, India's most proficient center for testing and reviewing technology products.

We are about leadership-the 9.9 kind! Building a leading media company out of India.And,grooming new leaders for this promising industry. Protection Status