Play Store will allow alternative payment systems in more countries

The company says that more than 99% of developers on the Play Store qualify for a 15% or lower

Google takes a 15% cut of the first $1 million from any developer annually. 

It then charges developers 30% after their first million-dollar earnings for the year.

 Some developers who qualify for the Google Play Media Experience program,

which includes apps that offer books, audio and video, pay a 10% fee.

In July, the firm agreed to a $90 million settlement with US-based developers over Play Store fees.

Android has always been an inherently open operating system, and we continue to develop our platform

while maintaining our ability to invest in the ecosystem to increase the choices available to developers and users.

We'll share more in the coming months as we continue to build and iterate with our pilot partners

The company says that more than 99% of developers on the Play Store qualify for a 15% or lower