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Developer tools and services to strengthen game integrity and fairness

After building a great game, you want to get it out to players and have it experienced the way you intended. However, the more popular your game gets, the more it may attract attackers and abusers you don’t want. …

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Why you should switch to Android’s official publishing format

At Google I/O 2019, we announced a number of new features for Android’s official publishing format, the Android App Bundle, including feature modules and asset packs with new delivery modes. As of August 2020, over 600,000 apps in production publish with the Android App Bundle, including apps such as Netflix and Adobe.

1. Most apps see a significant size reduction. On average, developers who switch have seen 20% size savings compared to a universal APK. …

The Android App Bundle is a better way to package your app

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Thanks to its openness, Android has seen remarkable growth over its first ten years. There are a huge range of devices to choose from and many apps and games offered by a thriving ecosystem of developers that bring those devices to life. As a developer, you want to ensure that your users have the best experience possible and that your apps run as well as they can on all these devices. You also want to encourage as many users as possible to install your app; you want them to keep using it; and you don’t want them to uninstall for reasons beyond your control. …


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