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Creighton_Abrams #1 Posted 29 May 2017 - 05:32 PM

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Before the latest update, it was possible to earn 3 Gold coins for watching a promotional video about a game, or other ... Service.

Since the latest release, this appears to have been curtailed, so no more Gold for watching Videos...

 

Support denies that this feature has been disabled, though am I alone in noticing that its gone ?


 

 


SonderAbteilung #2 Posted 29 May 2017 - 10:31 PM

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It's gone with the wind ... a remake drama. 

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Dr_Jedi #3 Posted 30 May 2017 - 12:45 AM

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On my android phone I never had the icon to watch videos.

I thought maybe because I opted out of google adsense and do block ads through many tricks.

But I am not sure that's the reason in my case either.



2302 #4 Posted 30 May 2017 - 06:29 AM

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Same here. Have not seen the icon lately.

Creighton_Abrams #5 Posted 30 May 2017 - 02:05 PM

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I imagine, soon they will ask for Gold to remove Negative appraisals which they themselves will probably assign and if you don't put in any $ to purchase gold, your account will be disabled.

 


 

 


YodaJediMaster #6 Posted 01 June 2017 - 12:50 PM

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I have never seen a video I con and I use a PC, I believe those who can still watch videos get an unfair advantage over those who cannot. They can use it to get premium tanks, garage slots etc while others miss out on these.

Just my 2 cents worth :)

 



JK_STONE #7 Posted 02 June 2017 - 03:42 AM

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View PostCreighton_Abrams, on 30 May 2017 - 01:32 AM, said:

Before the latest update, it was possible to earn 3 Gold coins for watching a promotional video about a game, or other ... Service.

Since the latest release, this appears to have been curtailed, so no more Gold for watching Videos...

 

Support denies that this feature has been disabled, though am I alone in noticing that its gone ?

 

For NA , you can still get free daily gold from watching video, but supposedly it will stop once you have spend real $ on your account. As for Asia, it started for new account after certain period, but it might have been stopped.  Every region runs their business independently, they have regional sales, marketing, and support staff.  

 

Typically these video watching for free gold is sponsored by external parties, meaning they pay WG to get certain # of people to watch promotion videos.  Once external sponsors does not see value in sponsoring these video watching marketing campaign, they will often pull the plug.  Asia being a small market, it's highly possible that this benefit no longer exists.  To be honest, this was a nice-to-have, and just treated like it was a one-time gift and nothing more.


 

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Johnv_hk #8 Posted 02 June 2017 - 09:00 AM

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I noticed it is back again since yesterday, and on top of that it has started paying 10gp per vid :-]

Using asia server, both android and ipad. Sometimes there seems to be ads on one platform but not the other so try both.


This "get gold for watching ads" account feature was enabled because I signed up for wotb from a promotional link from appsgonefree about 18 months ago. I havent seen it again though.



Creighton_Abrams #9 Posted 03 June 2017 - 04:42 PM

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From what I know, (I may be completely wrong) it's a sort of cross-advertising feature available upon the Apple mobile line of products, WG can link to a video for someone else's product, and if we watch it, they get $, and in return WG gives us in-game Gold.
 
Anyway, from what I can see, following the last update, its no longer available. I tried across other accounts / apple devices, nada, nothing, zilch....
 
Hopefully it will return in future, and ideally be made available across all platforms.
 

 

 


CynicalSilicon #10 Posted 04 June 2017 - 09:15 AM

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Not exactly sure what the issue is here. Personally I have never had the vids icon on ios/Steam.

Will ask the team about this.


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fjvhk #11 Posted 05 June 2017 - 04:40 AM

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View PostCreighton_Abrams, on 04 June 2017 - 12:42 AM, said:

From what I know, (I may be completely wrong) it's a sort of cross-advertising feature available upon the Apple mobile line of products, WG can link to a video for someone else's product, and if we watch it, they get $, and in return WG gives us in-game Gold.
 
Anyway, from what I can see, following the last update, its no longer available. I tried across other accounts / apple devices, nada, nothing, zilch....
 
Hopefully it will return in future, and ideally be made available across all platforms.
 

 

Not only for apple, I have seen on steam and android. Below screencap from is from android app.2017-06-05 14_32_49-Clipboard.png

 


Edited by fjvhk, 05 June 2017 - 06:35 AM.


Andy_NZ #12 Posted 06 June 2017 - 08:41 AM

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Used to get them on my iPad.

2302 #13 Posted 06 June 2017 - 03:53 PM

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I play blitz on my iPad and have not seen the videos since 3.9 update. Today, I decided to install blitz on my android and link to the same account. Walla! I can view the videos. It's limited to 5 vids a day and rewards you 10 gold for each video. So far still not getting any on the iPad.

fjvhk #14 Posted 07 June 2017 - 01:36 AM

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Above screen shot is with 3.9 (has G.U.P. event icon), they are still coming in. 

 

They appear at random and some might be platform specific and only appear if you are using the matching os. Try using both platforms.

 

How to enable a blitz account account to receive these ?

For me it was set when I opened the blitz account from a special offer.



iNugget #15 Posted 07 June 2017 - 10:22 AM

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View PostCynicalSilicon, on 04 June 2017 - 05:15 PM, said:

Not exactly sure what the issue is here. Personally I have never had the vids icon on ios/Steam.

Will ask the team about this.


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me too :(

 

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Creighton_Abrams #16 Posted 18 June 2017 - 12:24 PM

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Hmm... well its certainly much less than before. Wonder what that means ?

 

 





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