LOS ANGELES | Global payment services provider Xsolla announced today that they are working with Iceland-based CCP Games to expand the range of payment methods available to EVE Online players in emerging markets such as Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Latin America, and South-East Asia.
600 local payments methods
Xsolla's billing solution comprises over 600 local payments methods in local currencies across the globe and 24/7 customer support to players in twelve languages. Xsolla and CCP expect to make the new billing options available to players this summer, starting in Russia.
knowledge of local payment methods
"Xsolla is proud to be a part of this epic space odyssey and contribute to EVE's growing international success. Xsolla's extensive knowledge of local payment patterns and methods, and our exemplary user experience will let EVE Online make a payment at cosmic speed and proceed with their interstellar adventures," said Helen Alyasheva, of Xsolla Business development team.
EVE Online is a captivating science-fiction game in which players around the world compete for riches, power, glory and adventure in a single universe. Now in its tenth year, EVE Online has over 500,000 subscribers, a number that has grown each year of its release.
Xsolla specializes in online games, providing localized in-game payment solutions for global reach. Possessing eight years of experience developing monetization tools for MMO, social, mobile and casual games, the company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with R&D offices in Russia and Ukraine. Xsolla partners with over 600 payment service providers offering credit and prepaid cards, mobile payments, premium SMS, E-wallets, cash and e-cash, payment kiosks and offers - all within one platform - with no installation, currency exchange or chargeback fees. http://xsolla.com
About CCP Games
CCP is the world's leading independent developer of massively multiplayer games, and has been praised for its artistry, game design and unique player-driven, infinitely scalable storytelling narratives. CCP is the creator of the critically acclaimed science-fiction game EVE Online (PC/Mac), which is celebrating an unprecedented tenth consecutive year of subscriber growth. In addition to EVE Online, CCP also develops DUST 514, a groundbreaking, free-to-play, massively multiplayer online first-person shooter for the PlayStation®3, and EVE: Valkyrie, a multiplayer spaceship dogfighting shooter, both set in the EVE Universe. CCP is also developing World of Darkness, a modern gothic horror massively multiplayer online roleplaying game based on the classic tabletop roleplaying game Vampire: The Masquerade. Founded and headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1997, CCP is privately held, with additional offices in Atlanta, Newcastle, San Francisco, and Shanghai. For more information, visit https://www.ccpgames.com.
Sourced from Xsolla, March 17th, 2014