What does IAP stand for?

In-app purchase

An acronym often used in the context of iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod) and Android apps; refers to a purchase not made for the app itself, but for an extra feature within the app; commonly refers to buying in-game currency, which allows the player to advance more quickly in the game.


This game requires IAP to do anything! I would give it less than one star if I could!

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Updated September 2, 2014

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