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Asset Store Payment Schedule

Discussion in 'Assets and Asset Store' started by ScienceFiction, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. ScienceFiction

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    Hello everyone,
    I'm wondering if any of you with products on the Asset Store have received any information from the staff of the store on your Quarter 1 payments. I sent them an email, but no response for a whole week now, as usual.

    Their FAQ stipulated that we would be contacted shortly after March 31 for our bank info.
     
  2. Frank Oz

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    You have to make more than $250 I think was mentioned in another thread, before you get anything.
     
  3. ScienceFiction

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    I made exactly that. I just wish they had support staff or something. I recall a thread of many upset users who had all been trying to get the Asset Store to respond to them for a month or more. I still want to know if anyone else has been contacted about Q1 payment :)
     
  4. Frank Oz

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    You made $250 before or after all the deductions, fee's etc. ? Maybe they're only counting it if it's after?
     
  5. ScienceFiction

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    Maybe Frank, but I don't see why it should be a mystery, you know?
     
  6. MatthewJCollins

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    Even though I wouldn't have gotten a payout this month, I tried emailing a question about it and got no response as well. I have to say, I'm a little disappointed in the way UT is handling the financial aspect of the Asset Store at the moment. I think it's set up rather strange, and ignoring inquires from developers seems rather rude. I know it's still new and there will be kinks to work out, but the way the financial end is handled needs some revision and better developer support IMO.

    I don't know where they came up with the $250 threshold, but I'd like to see it lowered to around $100 and be paid out monthly. The whole invoicing thing seems goofy too. Why not just collect bank info or a paypal account and pay out automatically?

    Just my 2 cents.
     
  7. Draad

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    Seems they do all manualy, so I think actualy 3 mounth waiting is cool, or they will spend all time in sending payments. Also by paying customers every 3 mounth, they can place all benefits and get 3 mounth bank interest, that is a compensation for the low 30% rate they charge us I think.
     
  8. Eric5h5

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    I've been contacted.

    It's not a mystery; it's stated in the guidelines.

    I strongly disagree. It should be monthly, and there's no way they would "spend all time in sending payments". It's just not that time-consuming, and there aren't that many developers. Especially since you need to have accumulated at least $250 (after UT takes their cut), which probably means for some people it wouldn't be monthly anyway.

    --Eric
     
  9. ScienceFiction

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    The Asset Store is a new and very much appreciated asset for all of us, no doubt. I agree that many things are set up oddly, but that is to be expected and I have hope for its future. The ignoring emails is not professional.
    By the way, the Provider Agreement allows 10 days from the end of the quarter for a report of earnings.
     
  10. 3dDude

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    I got mine.... I made way past 250 ;)

    Cheers! I hope it all works in the end!
     
  11. ScienceFiction

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    Well I guess that answers my question, thanks.
     
  12. langju

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    Well, I've received an email too from the AS Team but still no payment :) I think this will be completed that week.
     
  13. nikko

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    Paid on time.
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2011
  14. Teejay5

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    Wait, do you have to make 250$ total or 250$ per object on the asset store?
     
  15. HeV

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    250$ total
    i've been payed also last week, few days after their email
    so i guess you guys will get it very soon
     
  16. temo_koki

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    @ScienceFictionado
    Hi,
    Have you got your money?
     
  17. ScienceFiction

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    temo_koki... I was not paid because i only grossed $250. You must net at least $250 to be paid. Wouldn't you know i net'd more than $250 just afew days later, my luck.
     
  18. temo_koki

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    hmm... I have 940, but I'm not paid yet. I sent message to assetstore@unity3d.com 8 days ago, but no answer :(
     
  19. Teejay5

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    wow, how many quarters did it take you to make that much?
    I want to try submitting a nice asset of mine to the Asset store, seeing as I want cash for a new computer...

    Some people are getting paid and some aren't; I'm not sure what could be going on..
     
  20. temo_koki

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