Gift cards are being used more and more to purchase online content from Apple to Amazon. Now it seems search giant Google wants in on the action as it releases Google Play gift cards.
The gift cards are being sold by local retailers including Radio Shack, Target, and Gamestop. Additionally Wal-Mart is expected to begin selling Google Play gift cards by the end of the month.
The cards can be used to purchase a multitude of entertainment from Google Play store including, music, television shows, movies, apps and games. Users will be able to shop for Android apps and games, along with even purchasing extra levels, add-on packs, and even virtual currency. Google Play gift cards cannot be redeemed for Android app subscriptions, magazine subscriptions, or hardware and accessory purchases.
Google Play Gift cards are currently being sent out to retailers, though availability is limited. The cards come in $10, $25, or $50 denominations.