EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wargaming.net today announced that they will begin to accept Karma Koin, a prepaid card solution developed by Nexon America, for in-game purchases in their highly successful massively multiplayer online (MMO) war titles.
“Available in over 75,000 retail stores, the Karma Koin prepaid card will provide convenient and reliable access to payment for players that prefer not to use a credit card. Most importantly, Wargaming players will be able to buy what they want while making a positive impact in the world.”
Available in denominations ranging from $10 - $500, Karma Koin can be purchased at more than 75,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand, including major retailers such as 7-Eleven, CVS/pharmacy, GameStop, Safeway, and Walgreens. One percent of all purchases made with Karma Koin are donated to charity.
“We’re committed to providing our players with as many flexible and safe payment options as possible,” said Mike Turner, Vice President of Business Development at Wargaming. “Our new partnership with Nexon America and Karma Koin will address that desire, and we’re excited to give our players a new and philanthropic payment option to enhance their in-game experience.”
“We are proud to add Wargaming to our growing network of Karma Koin merchant partners,” said Min Kim, CEO of Nexon America. “Available in over 75,000 retail stores, the Karma Koin prepaid card will provide convenient and reliable access to payment for players that prefer not to use a credit card. Most importantly, Wargaming players will be able to buy what they want while making a positive impact in the world.”
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles and employs over 2,000 people across such key regions as North America, Europe, Russia, Asia, and Australia.
Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to mid-20th century warfare that will include the company's flagship armored MMO World of Tanks, launched in April 2011 and currently boasting 70 million players worldwide, the flight combat World of Warplanes, named one of the most anticipated MMOs, and the naval World of Warships, scheduled for release in 2014.
In June 2012, Wargaming announced the Wargaming.net Service, the epicenter of the online battle gaming universe that will gather the series under a single portal — www.wargaming.net.
About Karma Koin
Karma Koin is the prepaid card solution that empowers this generation to create positive change. One percent of all purchases made with Karma Koin are donated to charity. Launched by Nexon America in 2011, Karma Koin solves the problem of buying things online with cash. Karma Koin cards are sold in over 75,000 stores across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand, and can be used at online merchant partners to help customers make a difference in the world, one purchase at a time. Karma Koin’s merchant partners include GameRage, Joymax, Kill3rCombo, Musicshake, Nexon America, Wargaming and Z8Games. Learn more at www.karmakoin.com.