Why pay more than you have to for the games you love? When you use the Amazon Appstore, you can enjoy big savings with Amazon Coins. And for a limited time, you can get up to 30% refunded back to you when you make purchases in some of the most popular games around.

Amazon Coins are used to make in-app purchases just like cash in games downloaded via the Amazon Appstore, but at a discount to you. Each Coin has an equivalent value to one penny, so 100 Coins = $1.00. However, you don’t pay $1.00 for every 100 Coins. For instance, if you buy $100 worth of Amazon Coins, you will only pay $87 of your own money. That means you have $100 to spend on games without spending $100 of your cash.

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The more Coins you buy, the bigger your discount. 500 Coins cost $4.75 (5% off), 1000 Coins are $9.40 (6% off), 5000 Coins are $44 (12% off), and so on. If you’re really a big spender, you can save 25% when you buy 50000 coins ($500 value) for just $375. Click here to buy some now.

To see how this works in practice, suppose you’re playing Hay Day and—gasp!—you run out of coins. If you want, you can pay via conventional means through Amazon. If you like saving money, though, you can apply Amazon Coins to the purchase instead.

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When you have no Amazon Coins available, it’s no sweat to reload without leaving the current app.
The usual discounts apply, so you’ll save the most if you buy all the Coins you need at once rather than buying smaller amounts over and over.

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Game progress sync with the Amazon Appstore

Think of all the time you put into your favorite games. What would happen if you lost your phone? Chances are, your progress would be lost. That doesn’t have to be the case, though. Let’s take the ultra-popular Game of War as an example.

After downloading through the Amazon Appstore, all you need to do is create or sign into your MZ account and your progress is safe.

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Perhaps more importantly, you can start using the Amazon Appstore and buying upgrades with Amazon Coins without losing your current progress. It’s as simple as uninstalling the current version of the app and then installing through the Amazon Appstore. Sign back in and you can pick up right where you left off…with one exception: Now you can save loads of money with Amazon Coins!

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And for a limited time, you can get up to 30% extra Coins back when making purchases in select games, such as Game of War, Hay Day, and many more. You can see the full list of eligible games here.

All you have to do is buy something in the game and you will instantly get some of the Coins credited back to your account. Of course, this only applies to purchases made with Amazon Coins. You can save some serious money by combining these discounts.

In Hay Day, for instance, you get 10% back on your purchases. Combine that with 13% off of a purchase of 10000 coins and you have pretty hefty savings. If you bought a $2.99 pile of coins in Hay Day, you'd only pay $2.34 for it. Not bad! Think about how much that can add up over time. These are fully compatible with promotions offered by the games themselves, too.

Get the Amazon Appstore and start using Amazon Coins

Ready to get started? If you have a Kindle device, all you need to do is buy some Amazon Coins—either directly through Amazon or via in-app prompts as seen above—and get to playing. If you are using another Android device, you need to get the Appstore first.

To get the Amazon Appstore, you first need to head to your Settings followed by Security. In the Security settings, enable installation from “Unknown Sources.” Once you have done that, just head to this link to download the app file. Follow the prompts to install and then you’ll have access to the Amazon Appstore.

Sign in with your Amazon account and you can download all of your favorite apps and games (you can shop, too). If you are downloading an app or game that you have downloaded from the Play Store already, it is best to uninstall the previous version first.

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