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Just goes to show that selling App's in a walled ecosystem is NOT the exact same as building a software business. You lose so much control over your product, you essentially become commission-only contract software developers. Publishers have been pushing for this kind of control for a long time.

You trade that loss of control for the convenience of not having to distribute/host/manage money or returns/etc.

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