The global games developer & publisher Wargaming expands the choice of payment methods for third-person tactical shooter World of Tanks by introducing pre-paid gift cards, a popular payment alternative. The gift cards valued at €10 and €20 will be available in well-sorted electronics stores immediately.
World of Tanks is a global tank simulation by the gaming company Wargaming and currently one of the most successful online games worldwide – with up to 110 million registered players. The game itself is free to play, but players can buy items via microtransactions that allow for faster in-game progress. Gift cards are not only a popular payment alternative for users who prefer not to enter sensitive bank account data on the internet, but can also make for a great present.
To use the card, users simply need to scratch off the label on the back of the card to reveal the code and enter it. The corresponding amount is then immediately credited to their personal World of Tanks account and can be used to purchase items and much more.
This gift card solution was implemented in cooperation with epay, the leading full-service provider for prepaid solutions. The company with offices in centre of innovation Martinsried does not only provide Wargaming with a first-class retail network for the distribution of the gift cards and carries out card production, logistics and merchandising, but also handles all technical and commercial background operations.
epay, a division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NADSDAQ: EEFT), is the leading global epayment full-service provider with more than 681,000 points of sale in 33 countries around the world. The company connects retailers, content providers and consumers, and offers its partners an extensive portfolio of third-party gift cards, prepaid mobile solutions, proprietary gift cards, eCommerce, corporate incentives, and traditional payment solutions.
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles. Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that will include the armored World of Tanks, the flight combat World of Warplanes, and the naval World of Warships. The three intertwined titles will form a common gaming universe integrated within the portal www.wargaming.net.
As part of its multiplatform line-up, the company has introduced World of Tanks on Xbox and World of Tanks Blitz on mobile and tablet. Launched in 2014 and 2015, World of Tanks on Xbox introduced epic tank-on-tank battles to console gamers and offers the first cross-platform gaming experience between Xbox 360 and Xbox One. In 2015, Wargaming announced World of Tanks for Sony’s PlayStation®4, continuing its console campaign. The mobile MMO game World of Tanks Blitz has opened up Wargaming’s trademark team-based military IP to smartphone and tablet users worldwide.
Official website: www.wargaming.com