Following the launch of Google Play prepaid vouchers in June, Google has announced the rollout of physical gift cards in retail outlets across India. Google Play Gift cards will be available in 3 denominations Rs 750, Rs 1000 and Rs 1500 via retail stores of Spice Hotspot, Vijay Sales, Planet M, Planet Mobile and Sangeetha Mobiles. The cards can also be purchased online on Snapdeal.com as COD (cash on delivery) shipments.
Google Play Gift Cards can be used to purchase apps and digital content, as well as in-app goods in apps and games. As part of the announcement, Google has also put together a range of offers on Google Play Apps, Games, Books and Movies.
“We hope the increased availability of Google Play Gift Cards will make it easier for users to enjoy your favourite movies, books, magazines, apps, and games across all your devices. Users in India can buy games like Prince of Persia at Rs. 10 or get big discounts on movies like The Great Gatsby or Sherlock Holmes during this promotion ” Saurabh Agarwal, head of retail partnerships – Google Play, India said in an official blog post.