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Interview: Latin American Payment System - BoaCompra

Posted by Ernest Chung on Oct 14, 2014 12:28:37 PM

According to recent reports observing the spending behavior of 37 million paying gamers (SuperData Research), the Latin American digital gaming industry is booming at an astounding $4.5 billion with projections of 16% growth year over year.



There has never been a better time to focus on Latin America as everyone is racing to get their foot in the door and grab a piece of the pie that is the digital games market. Latin America is forecasted to grow to $5.3 billion in 2015 (SuperData Research). One contributing factor in this growth is the popularity of MOBA games, such as League of Legends, which currently dominates the online gaming sphere within Brazil. According to research, the average amount spent by any given gamer within Latin America equates to approximately $90.

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Xsolla Merchant Account 2.0: Reports

Posted by Ernest Chung on May 30, 2014 2:33:08 PM

Implementing a new service is one thing but knowing how to read and mine that information into something tangible and useful is a whole different process. We at Xsolla are here once again to highlight the new features and processes included when signing up for our new merchant account.

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3-D Secure: Security Pros and Conversion Cons

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on May 8, 2014 10:55:30 AM

What is a 3-D Secure Transaction?

3-D Secure is an XML-based protocol; a digital system for online credit or debit card transactions, designed as anti-fraud protection. It's got somewhat of a mixed reputation in the game development community, because it can block user payments and decrease conversion. However, it's not as huge of an impact as developers might think, and Xsolla would like to describe why that is the case.

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Why are Alternative Payment Methods Important?

Posted by Ernest Chung on Feb 18, 2014 12:18:05 AM

One of the most important parts of having a successful product is making sure it is available to the consumer. However, in today's society a products availability is reliant on more then if it is simply in stock. There are millions of payment options that developers need to pay attention to in order to deliver a game that can be successful world wide. Xsolla takes a look at why developers should offer  different payment methods, and how it can affect the revenue brought by their product.

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