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NEWSLETTER / MARCH 2017
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Find success on Google Play
We've updated Android Developers website with useful information on Google Play, the latest Google Play Developer Console features, and best practices on how to find success.
WHAT'S NEW
Google I/O 2017 is happening on May 17-19. Host your own I/O Extended or find other events near you and experience I/O with your local developer community.
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What's new on Google Play
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What's new on Android
  • Android Studio 2.3 brings quality improvements across the IDE including improved build performance, design tool updates, and a new App Link Assistant.
  • Android Support Library 25.2.0 includes a critical fix in Mediarouter that causes crashes in your app when not using A2DP bluetooth devices.
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New and updated best practices
We are launching a new section where each month we will cover some of the latest and updated best practices to help you succeed on Google Play. Here are a few to get started:

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Reach more international users with Google Play
If you have an app or game localized in Arabic in 2017 submit your title for a chance to be featured in a dedicated Google Play collection in all Middle Eastern and North African countries. See the requirements and confirm your participation by April 1st.
NOMINATE YOUR APP OR GAME
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Google Developer Day at GDC 2017
Google Play announced new features at GDC 2017 supporting discovery. From optimizing algorithms for user-engagement, running your own pricing promotions with strikethrough pricing and increased curation with editorial pages, these features help support high quality games on the store.
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Play the winners of the Indie Games Contest in Europe
On 16th February, at the Saatchi Gallery in London, we announced the winners of the Google Play Indie Games Contest. The 20 finalists, selected from nearly 1000 submissions, came from 12 countries to showcase their games to an excited room of gamers, industry experts and press.
MEET THE WINNERS
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Get the updated Google Play Developer Console app
Review your app’s performance and access your Google Play Developer Console data from your Android device.
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