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Amazon Payments in the US and Gaming Industry

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Sep 9, 2015 4:29:39 PM

Amazon Payments in the US

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Xsolla Miniclip Integration: 35% Revenue Increase

Posted by Ernest Chung on Mar 23, 2015 1:20:45 PM

We’ve started to work with Miniclip in 2014. The company is considered to be one of the oldest web portals with flash games. Miniclip is also famous for it's mobile products which are heavily featured on the Windows Phone store and other big app stores as well. This time, we’re working solely on the web portal: www.miniclip.com.

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How does MasterPass work?

Posted by Ernest Chung on Mar 19, 2015 1:27:18 PM

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A Brief Overview of the Singaporean Payment Market

Posted by Ernest Chung on Apr 22, 2014 4:14:55 PM

The technologically savvy and trade-oriented market economy of Singapore sports many positive characteristics. Some notable characteristics include being ranked as the most open economy in the world, the least corrupt, most pro-business, low tax rates, and the third highest per-capita GDP in the world (Purchasing Power Parity Index).


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A Brief Overview of the Thai Payment Market

Posted by Ernest Chung on Apr 16, 2014 4:32:01 PM

Thailand, an emerging market in regards to overseas gaming, is the second largest economy in Southeast Asia behind Indonesia and is seen as “one of the great development success stories” because of the fact that despite a low per-capita gross national income and HDI, the poverty line decreased from 65.26% to 13.15% between 1988 and 2011.

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The Importance of Keeping In-Game Purchases Truly In-Game

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Apr 9, 2014 3:45:21 PM

Credit cards and their usage in mobile and online game technology is an ever-evolving topic, which has revolutionized and shaped how users consume content. Here, we will start a 12-part series discussing credit cards' evolution in regards to their mobile and gaming usage and customer base, how people around the globe are utilizing them, and where they are going in the future. 

This weekly blog post will focus on credit cards and the mobile and gaming industries.
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A Brief Overview of the German Gaming Market

Posted by Ernest Chung on Apr 8, 2014 3:50:00 PM

In this ever-evolving and tech-savvy world, it becomes harder and harder to stay true to traditional payment methods. However, Germany is a slight exception in that cash is king and often preferred over electronic options in many cases.


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Payment Systems: How to choose

Posted by Ernest Chung on Mar 12, 2014 4:42:34 AM
The most popular payment methods in different regions (the graph is made in Capsidea)

If you read our previous publications, you are aware that it’s extremely difficult to keep modern gamers involved in your game. Xsolla believes each of these issues deserves attention, but the possible problems with payment methods must be solved first. We are not talking just about problems with an interface or integration but with a choice of appropriate for different regions payment instruments. Xsolla partners with very many American companies. As a rule browser games, mobile applications, client F2P- entertainments get a certain set of payment methods for the United States. They clearly meet the preferences of the American public. Basically it’s PayPal and credit cards.

The most popular payment methods in Russia
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Xsolla and Slemma Launch PayPal Analytics

Posted by Ulyana Chernyak on Feb 19, 2014 10:10:47 AM

Xsolla and Slemma (formerly known as Capsidea) announce the launch PayPal Analytics, an innovative tool for PayPal account health management. After several years of partnership with PayPal, Xsolla shares its experience and skills in antifraud and chargeback management. Slemma uses its unlimited analytical resources to power this application for monitoring and managing the health of PayPal account.


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Xsolla Becomes Official PayPal Partner

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Nov 12, 2013 10:00:44 AM

Xsolla partnership with PayPal would allow PayPal gaming clients to take advantage of Xsolla advanced technical solutions and fraud protection services.

Here, at Xsolla we have been offering PayPal as a major payment method for many years already. It was enabled in Xsolla system along with many other payment options and was made available to games within Xsolla payment platform.

From now on, however, direct PayPal customers can take advantage of Xsolla services and technical solutions. Gaming companies that have direct agreements with PayPal can now use Xsolla advanced billing platform and stay protected against fraud with Xsolla anti-fraud solution. Among other services available from Xsolla are dispute management, customer support, reporting, and analytical tools.

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