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  Xsolla and Twitch.tv Announce Extended Partnership
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08/02/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Xsolla is proud to announce beginning July 31st, we will process all alternative payment methods for Twitch, the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, on a worldwide scale.

With the popularity of Twitch spanning the entire video game ecosystem, partnering with Xsolla helps Twitch branch out into untapped markets worldwide.

Twitch chose Xsolla as their primary payment and billing partner, taking advantage of over 600 payment methods available for viewers worldwide. Local e-wallets and convenient prepaid cards are a few examples of the plethora of unique payment methods available to viewers starting July 31st. Now viewers are able to purchase Twitch goods and services using their preferred local payment methods, no matter where they are located.

“Since Twitch has a passionate global community, it’s important to us to have convenient, local payment methods available for our users,” said Aaron Krasnov, Product Manager, Twitch. “Xsolla offers more than 600 payment methods, enabling our global audience access to content and benefits previously restricted to only two forms of payment.”

“Xsolla is excited to work with Twitch and we look forward to a fruitful relationship.” - Sam Gaglani - Director of Global Business Development, Xsolla

About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers where more than 50 million gather every month to broadcast, watch and talk about video games. Twitch’s video platform is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for the entire video game ecosystem. This includes game developers, publishers, media outlets, events, user generated content, and the entire esports scene. In February 2014, Wall Street Journal ranked Twitch as the 4th largest website in terms of peak internet traffic in the U.S. fortifying the brand as an entertainment industry leader and the epicenter of social video for gamers. For more information, visit: www.twitch.tv

About Xsolla

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.