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Update: Gameloft offers game subscription to Idea customers; carrier billing with more operators soon

Idea Cellular has tied-up with Gameloft to offer Java and Android games through its mobile website as part of Gameloft Club subscription. Update: Gameloft has informed us that it is working on creating similar carrier billing tie-ups with other operators as well, to sell these non-HD games. Do note, that these games are different from those sold via Google Play Store. The company does not have any plan to start its HD+ subscription service in India for now. Gameloft has not decided how much it will charge for the service in India yet, but has confirmed that these games will include in-app purchases which can be made using carrier billing. These games seem to be similar to those that are distributed by DisneyUTV, following the deal the companies inked in 2012. That being the case, it is not clear what happens to the deal or if it's still valid. Earlier: Gameloft will offer its old and existing games, as part of the subscription and as an inaugural offer, consumers will get one bonus game when downloading it from Idea's website. It's not clear how much Idea will charge its customers for the subscription service, but when Gameloft Club was launched in UK, back in 2011, customers were charged £0.99 per month. In September 2012, DisneyUTV had inked a similar with Gameloft, to distribute their mobile games priced at Rs 30, Rs 50 and Rs 99 in India through operator channels and Indiagames website. Alternatively, Gameloft games can also be purchased from its official store via SMS. One has to provide…

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