How do I geoblock sales of my purchase/rental Products?

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WHAT ARE GEOBLOCKS?

Geoblocks are limits or restrictions you can impose on the purchasing of your Products from certain countries. This means when you set up a geoblock, only those countries you allow can purchase, or only those you restrict cannot purchase. Geoblocks are helpful for movies that have rights restrictions for certain areas. Geoblocking does not block watching in those territories, just purchasing. 

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We strongly encourage global, simultaneous release and our platform supports subtitling and internationalization. Indie Game: The Movie launched worldwide and over 60% of sales were international.

You can setup geoblocks on your products in 2 methods: allowing & blocking on any product edit page.

ALLOWING

Allowing  products gives customers from the countries you select access to buy your content; it's blocked for all other areas. Use limit if you have few regions that are allowed in order to make your setup quicker!

  1. Head to the product edit page you wish to allow.
  2. Enable geoblocking by clicking the checkbox near the bottom of the page.
  3. Select Allow exclusively in on the geoblocking dropdown.
  4. Choose which countries you want to give buying access to your product.
  5. Click Save on the product edit page to save your allowed countries.

BLOCKING 

Blocking Products restricts visitors from the countries you select from purchasing your content; it's allowed for all other areas.

  1. Head to the product edit page you wish to block.
  2. Enable geoblocking by clicking the checkbox near the bottom of the page.
  3. Select Block exclusively in on the geoblocking dropdown.
  4. Choose which countries you would like to block from purchasing said product.
  5. Click Save on the product edit page to save your allowed countries.

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