Google today officially announced the availability of its Google Play gift cards,these physical Google Play gift cards are available in United States only in$10, $25 and $50 denominations. There is no word on availability outside the US just yet. including India.The cards can be purchased from retailers GameStop, RadioShack, Target in the U.S.
Purchasing the gift cards has no fees and are issued by Google’s Google Payment Corporation (GPC) subsidiary, which handles Google Wallet in the U.S. The cards do not have expiration dates and have a redemption code beneath a scratch-off panel.Users can enter the code on the Google Play website or on their mobile device. They can also enter the code online, by navigating to play.google.com/redeem. Even if customers outside the US manage to get a card or its code, they will be unable to redeem it as Google will check their place and tell them that it is not available .
Google Play gift cards are perfect for any occasion. You can buy them from your local retail store. Use your gift card to buy your favorite entertainment on Google Play.
- Explore millions of songs from top artists, thousands of your favorite movies and TV shows, the world’s largest choice of eBooks, and much more. Play your purchases instantly on the web or on the go — no need for wires or syncing.
- Shop for all the Android apps and games you love with your Google Play gift card. You can even use it to buy extra levels, add-on packs, and virtual currency.
Google Play gift cards cannot be redeemed for buying magazine subscriptions,Android app subscriptions and these gift cards can’t be used to buy any physical hardware and accessories such as the Google Nexus 7 tablet.