Android Apps Get New Global Age-Rating System On Google Play Store

The Guardian – Stuart Dredge

Google is introducing a new age-rating system for Android apps and games on its Google Play store, while also revealing a new policy of reviewing apps before they are published on the store.

The new age-rating system will see Android developers completing a questionnaire about their app or game’s content before it is published, rather than simply choosing a rating.

“The developer goes in and takes this single questionnaire, based on the level of content that they have in their app, and at the end of the questionnaire they have the ability to activate ratings for different territories,” Eunice Kim, product manager for Google Play, told the Guardian. Read More