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Playphone Integration Guide

For the Lua version of cocos2d-x v3.x - (all other versions)


Currently, Playphone is only available for Android. Playphone is the leading games-only platform in emerging markets. Learn more about Playphone at: http://playphone.com.


If you are using Playphone plugin then you must install IAP plugin at first to make it to work.

SDK Version


Open a terminal and use the following command to install the SDKBOX Playphone plugin. Make sure you setup the SDKBOX installer correctly.

$ sdkbox import playphone

Extra steps

The following step assumes you have already registered as a Playphone Developer in the Playphone Developer Portal and created a new game there.

Setup Android

<meta-data android:name="store" android:value="playphone" />
<meta-data android:name="leaderboard" android:value="playphone" />

NOTE: If you submit your apk to other store, such as Google Play, please remove this line or set the store with googleplay, otherwise, you will get wrong configuration for the other store. Example: <meta-data android:name="store" android:value="googleplay" />

$ sdkbox set store googleplay

JSON Configuration

SDKBOX Installer will automatically inject a sample configuration to your sdkbox_config.json, that you have to modify it before you can use it for your own app

Here is an example of the Playphone configuration, you need to replace <base64EncodedPublicKey> and <your secret key> with your specific Playphone account information.

The is the Public License Key for the game that can be found in the General section for that game in the Playphone Developer Portal.

is a unique key that identifies you as the Playphone developer and can be found in the Company section of the Profile page of the Playphone Developer Portal.

Here is an example adding Playphone:

    "playphone" :
        "skey":"<your secret key>",

Proguard (optional)

# If your project uses WebView with JS, uncomment the following
# and specify the fully qualified class name to the JavaScript interface
# class:
#-keepclassmembers class fqcn.of.javascript.interface.for.webview {
#   public *;

# cocos2d-x
-keep public class org.cocos2dx.** { *; }
-dontwarn org.cocos2dx.**
-keep public class com.chukong.** { *; }
-dontwarn com.chukong.**

# google play service
-keep public class com.google.android.gms.** { public *; }
-dontwarn com.google.android.gms.**

-keep class * extends java.util.ListResourceBundle {
    protected Object[][] getContents();

-keep public class com.google.android.gms.common.internal.safeparcel.SafeParcelable {
    public static final *** NULL;

-keepnames @com.google.android.gms.common.annotation.KeepName class *
-keepclassmembernames class * {
    @com.google.android.gms.common.annotation.KeepName *;

-keepnames class * implements android.os.Parcelable {
    public static final ** CREATOR;

-keep public class com.sdkbox.** { *; }
-dontwarn com.sdkbox.**

-keep public class com.playphone.psgn.** { *; }
-dontwarn com.playphone.psgn.**

Note: Proguard only works with Release builds (i.e cocos run -m release) debug builds do not invoke Proguard rules.