Uptodown is more than an Android app store with more than 130 million monthly active users and 80% revenue share payout. Their expert editorial and localization teams will create unique reviews and original content for games in 15 languages to improve user acquisition by increasing your game’s visibility. Uptodown already generates 450M+ monthly downloads worldwide.
• In-App Purchases = Yes (optional)
• Premium Pricing = Not supported
• Ads = Unrestricted (make sure your ad stack works in your repacked game)
Linking Unity and Uptodown
Have these ready:
You do not need to prepare anything to sign up.
Signing up and linking
Note: Once you've signed up to Uptodown, you will be required to enter your billing information by including proof of identity and bank account information in the Merchant Data panel of the Uptodown Developer Console. This information must be filled in before you can request a payment.
• After clicking “Sign up to Uptodown developer console”, click “allow” to link Uptodown and Unity accounts.
Submitting games to Uptodown from UDP
Prepare your game for submission in the Game Info section
• Input/upload all required information on the Game Info page.
• Review your In-App Purchases and adjust prices if needed. You have to set IAP prices in EUR.
• Click “Save” at the top-right of your screen.
• Click "Release".
• Create a revision tag and some release notes, and confirm.
Submit your game in the Publish section
• On the Publish page, warnings or errors will be flagged ahead of submitting your game to Uptodown. Errors must be addressed before you can submit.
• When you’re satisfied, click “Publish” at the top right of the screen.
Monitor your game submission in the Status section
• You will be sent to a Status page showing your game’s submission progress.
• Uptodown will be in touch for next steps.
Congratulations, you’ve just submitted your game to Uptodown!
Frequently Asked Questions
Which languages does the Uptodown App Store operate in?
The Uptodown App Store is available in 15 different languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Indonesian, Arabic, Hindi, Turkish, and Thai.
Which countries does the Uptodown App Store reach?
Uptodown App Store is available worldwide. Main markets are LATAM, South Asia, North Africa, Russian-speaking countries, and Europe.
Does the Uptodown App Store support premium (pay to download) games?
No, not at this time.
What kind of devices does the Uptodown App Store client support?
Uptodown App Store is a web-based platform and is also available as an Android-native app for smartphones, tablets, and TVs.
What does the Uptodown App Store team do with my game metadata?
Uptodown’s content team is responsible for creating unique and exclusive material for each game. This includes custom reviews, screenshots and a gameplay video that will be hosted on Uptodown’s YouTube channel. The Uptodown App Store team creates this content from your game assets received via UDP. Let the Uptodown team know if you prefer to use your own screenshots or wish to provide additional material.
Do I have to set IAP prices in Euros?
Yes, IAP prices must be in Euros (EUR/€). The Uptodown App Store team also requires IAP prices to be fetched via the UDP SDK and not directly from your server.
Is a VAT added to the final prices?
Yes, Uptodown is a company registered in Spain and follows the EU VAT regulations. A percentage of the VAT will be added to users in EU countries in accordance with the legislation of each country.
Do users have to pay any transaction fees?
Yes, for bank card transactions an additional 0.20€ per transaction is charged to the player to cover bank card fees.
Does Uptodown accept refunds, returns or cancellations?
Uptodown App Store does not accept refunds, returns, or cancellations on in-app purchases. Players are informed at the time of purchase that all sales are final. You can read more about it on our Terms and Conditions by clicking here
How do I access the Uptodown developer console after I register via UDP?
What are the rules and requirements for my game on the Uptodown App Store?
You may not register games that may violate the laws, rules, or regulations of the corresponding countries. Uptodown’s editorial team reserves the right to reject entries based on internal policies.
Uptodown App Store does not permit any breach of intellectual property rights. Any content that is found to violate intellectual property rights will be immediately removed from the store.If you believe that your IP rights have been violated, please report the infringement here to remove the infringing material.
What data privacy law does Uptodown follow?
Uptodown abides by European Union laws and specifically the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
How do payouts work in the Uptodown App Store?
Uptodown’s default payment method is manual: you have to access your Uptodown merchant panel and request a payment. You can also select the automatic payment option and choose the minimum amount of earnings that triggers an automatic payment. On the first of each month, an invoice will automatically be generated, and you will be able to download it from Uptodown’s merchant panel if you have reached that minimum amount. Once issued the invoice cannot be changed.
The minimum payout is 1,000€ and payments will be made NET40 between the 5th and 10th of each month via wire transfer. You will be paid in Euros (EUR/€). A transfer fee is imposed on each payment depending on your country.
What languages can I use to communicate with the Uptodown team?
The Uptodown team includes Spanish and English speakers.