Funcom and PayByCash.com have announced a non-credit card subscription payment model for potential players. Here's the official word:
Claim Your Age of Conan Adventure Using the Coin of Your Realm
Charlottesville, VA (May 27, 2008) - PayByCash®, a division of Internet Payment Solutions, Inc., will provide non-credit card payment services for Funcom's much anticipated, award winning Age of Conan massively multiplayer online game for PC. With the support of PayByCash, Funcom can offer Age of Conan subscribers throughout the world access to premium content through more than 70 payment methods not requiring a credit card.
"Funcom is pleased to expand its relationship with PayByCash. Their product and support services integrate seamlessly into the Age of Conan website, allowing us to tap into a vast customer base that chooses not to use credit cards," said Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas. "We are incredibly proud of the Age of Conan game and can't wait to see players experience the amazing adventures we have created."
Added Kevin Higgins, CEO of PayByCash, "We are excited to be a part of the Age of Conan release. We have seen the excitement generated by the million beta subscribers and phenomenally successful early access programs. We know that PayByCash increases the ability of Funcom to reach more premium subscribers worldwide through our partnership. Our business has a global reach, allowing players from every region of the world reliable access to Age of Conan's premium content, using the payment method of their choice."
PayByCash, a division of Internet Payment Solutions, Inc., has been empowering non-credit card customers and the Internet businesses that want to reach them since 1998. PayByCash serves merchants who understand the importance of allowing any customer anywhere in the world to use the payment method they prefer, in their own currency, to buy digital goods and services online..
PayByCash® offers more than 70 payment methods with a global reach, typically with no transaction fee to the merchant. Most payment methods are not reversible. One straightforward integration gives merchants all the PayByCash payment options. PayByCash handles all foreign currency acceptance and alternate payment option support. For more information about PayByCash, visit www.paybycash.com/merchant/index.php .
Cool beans for people squeamish about using a credit card online.