Live Gamer has secured a deal with Wargaming to provide the publisher with its Elements platform to power the microtransaction and digital monetization services for its popular free-to-play World of Tanks title in Southeast Asia and Japan. See the press release below for the full details.
Live Gamer to Power Microtransactions and Payments for World of Tanks in Japan and Southeast Asia
Company expands footprint to offer local Japanese payment methods to its global merchants
NEW YORK March 13, 2014 Live Gamer, Inc., a leading provider of digital commerce solutions for the interactive entertainment industry, has completed a white-label integration of its Elements platform with a massively popular MMO action game World of Tanks and other titles from the Wargaming universe, introducing an optimized and secure digital e-commerce solution for players from Japan and all of Southeast Asia.
Wargaming is a leader in the free-to-play MMO space and they are experts at developing amazing games and complementing the play experience with balanced monetization, said Andrew Schneider, president and co-founder of Live Gamer. Im honored they trust Live Gamer to manage monetization issues in complex markets such as Japan. We are excited to see Wargaming expand its geographical reach in Asia and will continue to provide services for all digital global publishers in Japan and throughout Southeast Asia.
Live Gamers impressive coverage, one-on-one support, and comprehensive solutions have contributed a lot to the company expansion in Japan, said Wargaming CEO Victor Kislyi. Cooperation with Live Gamer has allowed us to appeal to an even greater audience and offer comprehensive support throughout Southeast Asia.
Integration with Wargaming is a part of Live Gamers global strategy of forwarding territorial expansion goals for publishers seeking unrivalled e-commerce solutions to optimize their profits and attract a wider following.
The Live Gamer platform now supports the following local Japanese methods:
- Major international card brands
- E-wallet methods including Mobile Edy, Mobile Suica, iD Net
- Online bank transfers via Pay-easy
About Live Gamer, Inc.
Live Gamers mission is to stretch the boundaries of whats possible and profitable in the ever-evolving economy for digital goods, content and services on a global basis. With the vast capabilities of a dynamic, talented and global team, Live Gamer delivers a broad set of e-commerce solutions to clients across industries including games, media and entertainment and finance and technology, all around the world.
Headquartered in New York with offices around the world, Live Gamer is led by a strong management team with proven success in the digital space. With more than 120 enterprise clients transacting in more than 180 countries, Live Gamers goal is to be the partner of choice for monetizing and optimizing new streams of revenue for leading digital businesses today.
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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.
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