Valve required a payment provider that could optimise global reach and maximise transaction acceptance amongst video gamers, particularly during Steam’s eagerly anticipated holiday sales. Whether console or cloud-based, multi-device, free-to-play or downloadable content, WorldPay platform will enable Valve to monetise, expand and grow revenues.
Mark Richardson with Valve comments: “A priority for Valve was choosing a payment provider that could swiftly scale with our growth, payment diversity and regional requirements. WorldPay has the expertise to provide worldwide transaction processing to our diverse growing international community of gamers while optimising cost and managing transaction risk.”
Shane Happach, Chief Commercial Officer, WorldPay e-commerce comments: “Consumer appetite for online video games is growing fast. It is essential for merchants to ensure that all transaction opportunities are captured, regardless of whether the video gamer wants to play in a free-to-play, subscription or purchase environment. Valve can be confident that WorldPay will be there to help maximise the experience for Steam’s users, regardless of business model or geography.”
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