Amazon has recently begun offering In-App Purchasing (IAP), and now apps are beginning to take advantage of it, with Big Win Slots being one of those. Beginning today the publisher of Solitaire Deluxe and Big Win Blackjack, Mobile Deluxe, will be launching Big Win Slots in the Amazon Appstore. Featuring Vegas-style slot machine play with an array of themes and bonus games, Big Win Slots is optimized for the Kindle Fire and is one of the first to use the new IAP service.
“As an early developer partner, we’ve been looking forward to Amazon’s IAP service,” said Josh Hartwell, Mobile Deluxe CEO. “Amazon knows merchandising and knows that Kindle Fire users want to buy digital products with the same great experience they’ve grown accustomed to. We are proud that Big Win Slots™ is one of the first games to deliver that renowned Amazon experience to Kindle Fire users.”
See the press release for more information, and be sure to check out the app on the Amazon Appstore.
Mobile Deluxe Launches Big Win Slots™ with Amazon Appstore’s New In-App Purchasing Service
Free-to-Play Vegas-style Slot Machine Game Optimized for Kindle Fire
SANTA MONICA, CA (Tuesday, May 8 at 10am EST) – Mobile Deluxe, publisher of top
free games including Solitaire Deluxe® and Big Win Blackjack™, announced today the Amazon
Appstore launch of Big Win Slots™, a free-to-play game featuring Vegas-style slot machine
play with an array of themes and bonus games optimized for the Kindle Fire. Big Win Slots™
becomes one of the first apps in the Amazon Appstore to use its recently launched In-App
Purchasing (IAP) service.
Big Win Slots™ for Kindle Fire follows the game’s previous success on iOS and Android. In the
popular casino game, players accumulate VIP points as they play 3- and 5-reel slot machines to
unlock new themes and higher stakes slot machines. Bonus games give players more coins and
free spins, further engaging the player and simulating real casino slot machines. Coin totals also
get posted on global leaderboards, encouraging players to compete against others.
“As an early developer partner, we’ve been looking forward to Amazon’s IAP service,” said Josh
Hartwell, Mobile Deluxe CEO. “Amazon knows merchandising and knows that Kindle Fire users
want to buy digital products with the same great experience they’ve grown accustomed to. We are
proud that Big Win Slots™ is one of the first games to deliver that renowned Amazon experience
to Kindle Fire users.”
Amazon officially announced its In-App Purchasing service on April 10, making it easy for
developers to offer premium digital content and subscriptions available to purchase in the
“In-App Purchasing is simple to integrate and gives developers access to millions of Amazon
customers who are already familiar with Amazon’s 1-Click payment system. Many of Amazon
Appstore’s customers have shopped with Amazon before and they trust Amazon’s easy payment
process, which leads to higher conversion of developers’ in-app content and subscriptions,” said
Aaron Rubenson, Director of Amazon Appstore.
Big Win Slots is available for iPhone and iPad via the Apple iTunes App Store and for Android
devices in Google Play. Mobile Deluxe began developing mobile games in 2003. The company
successfully transitioned to a free-to-play business model in 2011. More than six million users
have downloaded the company’s Solitaire Deluxe® app worldwide.
For more information about Mobile Deluxe and its games, visit: www.mobiledeluxe.com.
About Mobile Deluxe:
Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., Mobile Deluxe is an innovator and publisher of social
mobile apps and provides free-to-play casual games that emphasize premium quality and fun
game play. Founded in 2003 as GOSUB 60, Inc., the independent company has published several
top-selling mobile games such as Solitaire Deluxe®, Sudoku Deluxe®, Big Win Slots™, Curious
George® Monkey Fun, and Toy Story 3: Operation Camouflage.
Besides making games, Mobile Deluxe is also a thought-leader in the industry and contributes
content through a community blog.