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Definition of the noun Microtransaction

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  1. [economics] A transaction for a very small amount of money (a micropayment).


Microtransaction is a business model where users can purchase virtual goods via micropayments. Microtransactions are often used in free-to-play games to provide a revenue source for the developers. While microtransactions are a staple of the mobile app market, they are also available on traditional computer platforms such as Valve Corporation's Steam platform.

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Google previewThe Art of the App Store (2011)

The Business of Apple Development by Tyson McCann

microtransaction. A microtransaction is a small purchase in terms of its effect on the game using real money. In most cases, microtransactions are by themselves ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Media and Politics (2013)

by Kerric Harvey

Test markets in other developing countries suggest that online retail and microtransaction markets could be possible and potentially lucrative in Indonesia. Politics Indonesians make use of social media for political purposes. Topics covered on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Video Games: A-L (2012)

by Mark J. P. Wolf

Microtransaction Supported Games. In terms of playable content, the genres of casual games provided ...

Google previewDictionary of Information Technology (2010)

by Ramesh Bangia

microtransaction A business transaction that involves a very small amount of money, typically under about $5. See also millicent technology. microwave relay A ...

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Video shows what microtransaction means. A transaction for a very small amount of money (a micropayment).. Microtransaction Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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The value of this 16-letter word is 22 points. Since it has more than 15 letters, it can be played on Super Scrabble board only.

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