Frankfurt am Main (Germany), Sherman Oaks, CA (USA) – October 16, 2014
Billing solutions provider Xsolla today announced a partnership with game developer and publisher, Crytek. The collaboration means players can look forward to seamless in-game shopping and maximum flexibility when purchasing items in Crytek's free-to-play online shooter, Warface.
By integrating Xsolla's cross-platform payment technology into Warface, Crytek and Xsolla are empowering gamers to buy virtual currency directly in the game environment – with a choice of over 500 different payment solutions ranging from credit cards and pre-paid cards to e-wallets. Warface players will also benefit from Xsolla's stringent anti-fraud system, excellent customer support, special offers and more.
Dmitri Burkovskiy, Xsolla's Vice President of Global Business Development, said: "We are happy to have such a solid partner as Crytek. With millions of users already in Warface, we hope that our payment solution will make the whole gaming experience even more enjoyable for the players and developers."
Crytek's Director of Game Operations, Ilya Mamontov, also welcomed the partnership. "For gamers who choose to purchase items in-game, the monetization process is a vital part of their overall experience. To make sure that process is as smooth as possible, it's essential to partner with a provider that offers multiple payment options, seamless integration, maximum security, and analytical tools that can help us to better understand our players. And that's how we see Xsolla – as the leading payment provider for game-based billing solutions."
Xsolla is a global payment services company providing customized monetization solutions for online games. At Xsolla the goals are to add value to partners with easy and simple integration, a robust and enhanced user experience, fraud protection and chargeback management and higher paid conversions. For more information, visit: www.xsolla.com
Crytek GmbH (“Crytek”) is an independent company at the forefront of the interactive entertainment industry, and is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming by creating standout experiences for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation®4, Wii UTM, iOS and Android using their cutting-edge 3D-Game-Technology, CRYENGINE®.
The company’s headquarters are in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). Crytek also has studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Shanghai (China), Istanbul (Turkey) and Austin (USA).
Since its foundation in 1999, Crytek has consistently been recognized for excellence in its field, earning accolades such as the 2011 Develop Award for Best Independent Studio, and two Red Dot Design Awards (in 2010 and 2013). Its multi-award winning games include Far Cry®, Crysis® (awarded best PC Game of E3 2007 and Best Technology at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards), Crysis Warhead® (awarded Best Graphics Technology at IGN Best of 2008 Awards), Crysis® 2 (awarded Best Shooter of E3 2010 and Gamescom 2010), Crysis® 3, Ryse: Son of Rome and Warface (awarded Best Social/Casual/Online Game of Gamescom 2012). For more information, please visit www.crytek.com