World’s largest browser based games portal BigPoint expands to increase monetizing solutionsBy ANI
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
MUMBAI - Bigpoint.com, the world’s largest portal for browser games, today announces a partnership with PlaySpanT, the leader in monetization solutions for online games, social networks, and virtual worlds, to bring PlaySpan’s PayByCash(r) and Ultimate Game Card(r) payment options to Bigpoint’s more than 63 million users globally and 200,000 new registrations daily.
Bigpoint.com is the world’s largest portal for browser games and is one of the top three gaming portals in the world. Bigpoint’s selection of titles, currently available in 20 different languages, includes high-quality games, which until now could only be accessed through CDs or console games.
Under the agreement, PlaySpan’s PayByCash and Ultimate Game Card will provide several different purchase capabilities for virtual goods and other premium content.
PayByCash and Ultimate Game Card currently provide more than 80 different payment methods in 180 countries. The Ultimate Game Card is now available in over 27,000 retail locations in North America and is expected to increase to 38,000 during the summer.
“Our agreement with PlaySpan as a preferred payment solution provider is strategically in line with our plan to become the world’s premier gaming portal and continuously providing better options and service to our players,” said, Michael Gutsmann, Chief Finance Officer of Bigpoint. “Implementing PlaySpan’s solution to our offerings gives our customers greater access to a premium selection of browser based games and the most flexible means of purchasing them online.”
“Our relationship with Bigpoint will significantly broaden its ability to monetize content and virtual items,” said Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO of PlaySpan. “We look forward to being a pivotal partner in helping Bigpoint grow and enabling its players to maximize their experience on the site.”
Games covered under the relationship include Managergames Hockey, Managergames Soccer, Seafight, The-Mafia, Actionliga, XBlaster, DarkOrbit, Pimps, Parsec, Gladiatoren 2, Damoria, Actionleague, Bebees, and K.O. Champs, with many more to be named later.
Bigpoint.com is the world’s largest portal for browser games and is one of the top three gaming portals in the world. Bigpoint’s selection of products, currently available in 20 different languages, includes high-quality games, which until now could only be offered with CDs, or console games. (ANI)