Google Revises Its Play Store Policy To Embrace Digital Assets

Google Play Store has updated its policies to allow mobile app developers to embrace digital assets and NFTs

This move signals Google's support for blockchain-based content within supported applications

Joseph Mills, Google Play's group product manager, announced the policy change, stating that it followed consultations with the developer community

The aim is to enable new ways to transact blockchain-based digital content within apps and games

Google Play plans to engage with industry partners to enhance its support for blockchain-based app experiences, including secondary markets

This demonstrates Google's intention to deepen its involvement in the web3 industry

It is worth noting that Google Cloud has been actively forming partnerships with blockchain platforms like Polygon, Solana, Near Protocol, and Hedera over the past year

The company has also introduced node management services for Ethereum validators and expanded to support other Proof of Stake blockchains