Google Play’s birthday sales are now live (full list inside)


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A couple of days ago, it was revealed that Google would plan to shower Google Play visitors with gifts in the form of sales to celebrate the digital storefront’s second birthday, though none of the deals were live at them time. We imagined it’d happen today, though, considering Google Play’s birthday is officially recognized as March 6th.

So what’s on tap for today? Tons, really, though not everything on this list might interest you. We’ve got the full list straight ahead for your consideration:


  • Tartine by Elisabeth Prueitt: $3.03.
  • Inside Game of Thrones by Bryan Cogman: $3.99
  • Grumpy Cat by Grumpy Books: $1.99
  • Sherlock Holmes Handbook by Ransom Riggs: $3.93
  • Marshmellow Madness by Shauna Sever: $3.03

Dr. Seuss Books

  • Green Eggs and Ham: $.99
  • Oh, the Places You’ll Go!: $.99
  • The Cat in the Hat: $.99
  • Dr Seuss’s ABCs: $.99
  • One Fish Two Fish: $.99

Magazines (50% off annual subscriptions)

  • Entertainment Weekly: $2.99 per month
  • InStyle: $1.99 per month
  • Every Day with Rachel Ray: $1.99 per month
  • Family Circle: $1.99 per month

Apps and Games

  • QuizUp: Free
  • The Sims FreePlay: 50% off Adopt a Toddler
  • The Hunger Games Adventure: $5 in-game credit for free
  • Badland: play any level as the Android mascot, get 50% off in-game items, and a new menu theme
  • FIFA 14: participate in an exclusive tournament for a  chance to win a Gold Players Premium Pack and 5,000 coins
  • Heroes of Dragon Age: get an exclusive rare unit
  • Royal Revolt 2: play as Android characters in exclusive levels

Movies and TV

  • Cupcake Wars Full Season 7: $.99
  • Star Trek: Into Darkness: $9.99
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: $6.99
  • Red 2: $3.99
  • Amazing Spider-Man: $7.99
  • World War Z: $3.99
  • Bad Grandpa: $3.99
  • The Great Gatsby: $3.99
  • The Dark Knight Rises: $6.99
  • Adventure Time Season 1, Episode 1: Free
  • The Real Housewives of New Jersey Full Season 1: $4.99
  • The Real Housewives of New York City Seasons 1-4: $6.99 each
  • Regular Show Season 8, Episode 1: Free
  • Duck Dynasty Full Season 5: $9.99


  • Let’s Go Crazy by Prince: Free
  • The Notorious BIG Greatest Hits: $3.99
  • In Da Club by 50 Cent: Free
  • Bee Gees Saturday Night Fever: $3.99
  • I Love It by Icona Pop: Free
  • Black Sabbath Paranoid: $3.99
  • Jay-Z The Blueprint: $3.99

And that about wraps it up. It’s not the $.10, $.25 or even $.50 sales we’ve become accustomed to from Google in the past, but be sure to take advantage of any of these deals if you’ve been waiting for a good reason to dig into some new content. You can find links to all of them right here.

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  1. I feel like their sales just get a little lamer each time.

    1. well as you get older, birthday gifts get lamer. This is like getting a new pair of socks. Childhood you would have thought it was lame, but adult you finds the gift practical and thoughtful.

      1. Google’s giving away free socks?
        Oh, you got my hopes up…

      2. Dude!! This past X-mas, I was opening my gifts expecting socks because I really needed some and I didn’t find any. =.[

        I actually complained (sarcastically) and found one last gift. They were socks. =.P

        1. Don’t shoot your eye out kid! Err…

  2. Let’s Go Crazy by Prince is FREE !!! Wow Google you know how to spoil us don’t you ;)

  3. I just checked and Gatsby is listed at $6.99

    1. The 3.99 is most likely the rental price. Saw the same with World War Z. Meh. I’ll wait for Redbox.

      1. Google needs some type of streaming service for their movies; something to compete against the likes of Netflix and others.

  4. “The Sims FreePlay: 50% off Adopt a Toddler”

    This made me lol

  5. I’ve never seen star trek into darkness, and never seen great gatsby, so I purchased both of those today with the promotion.

    1. I’ve purchased them too

  6. Icona Pop and 50 Cent songs were already free at the very least in the beginning of the week. I was hoping the previously rumored items were going to be offered.

  7. I just yawned so hard my jaw dislocated and fell on the ground.

  8. It was all a dream, I used to run ice cream on my LG. Sergey and Jobs beefin up in the limousine. Every Saturday Id play Flappy Bird on my Nexus testing my reflexes.

    Okay I’m buying that Biggie album.

  9. Big with TOM hanks in HD is FREE today!

    Dat reminds me,

    If you cut off TOM hanks on the highway he’d be TOM HONKS
    If Tom Hanks gave you $1400 you’d say “TOM, Thanks!”
    IF Tom hanks gave out Hot dogs at a baseball game, He’d be Tom Franks.

  10. Final Fantasy V is $7.99 (%50 off) , the amazing spiderman (the game not movie) is only $0.10, and radiohammer is $.99 (%67 off) these are showing up on the japanese play store 2 year sale but I am seeing the same price in the US store if I search for those apps.

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