Apple’s latest policy changes mean lives in Candy Crush, or the next Flappy Bird, could soon be be bought using Bitcoin. Until now, the tech giant has rejected or removed any apps that allowed the use of virtual currency. But the latest update to the App Store Review Guidelines reveals a change of heart. Apps may facilitate transmission of approved virtual currencies provided that they do so in compliance with all state and federal laws for the territories bitcoin developer examples which the app functions.
This means Bitcoin could be used for downloads or in-app purchases from the Apple App Store. Google’s Android platform already accepts the digital money. Jay Karsandas, Digital Manager at Mobiles. The action that Apple has taken in allowing apps to transmit approved virtual currencies seems like the next natural step in adapting to the ever-growing prominence of cyber-cash systems, such as Bitcoin.