MOL partners with Blizzard Entertainment
By Digital News Asia June 11, 2013
- MOL to provide MOLPoints as payment option on Blizzard’s Battle.net gaming service
- Players can also purchase Blizzard games and other products with MOLPoints
E-PAYMENT service provider MOL AccessPortal Sdn Bhd (MOL) has entered into a partnership with Blizzard Entertainment Inc, a premier developer and publisher of some of the most popular games in the world, including World of Warcraft, Diablo III, and StarCraft II.
Under the partnership, MOL will provide MOLPoints as a payment option on Blizzard’s Battle.net gaming service. Gamers would now be able to take advantage of MOL’s network of convenient physical and online payment channels in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines to obtain MOLPoints for their purchases on Battle.net, MOL said in a statement.
MOL claims to be one of Asia’s leading e-payment service providers for online games and social payments. MOLPoints is an online micropayment system used by gamers and online consumers to purchase online games, products and services.
Players can now benefit from the convenience of the new wallet-to-wallet integration to purchase Blizzard games and other Blizzard products with MOLPoints, the company added.
“We are committed to making our games conveniently available to as many gamers as possible, all around the world,” said Paul Sams, Blizzard Entertainment chief operating officer.
“MOL’s extensive network of payment channels and knowledge of the local markets makes it a valuable partner in the region,” he added.
MOL is an MSC Malaysia status company that operates and develops payment systems. It claims to handle over 60 million transactions with an annual payment volume of more than US$300 million, leveraging on a network of more than 680,000 physical payment collection points across more than 80 countries.
MOL Global’s group chief executive officer Ganesh Kumar Bangah said MOL is proud to offer MOLPoints as a payment option on Blizzard’s Battle.net, home to some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games.
“This is a testament to our ongoing effort in offering the best to our users, as well as providing Blizzard’s gamers with an easy and convenient payment solution,” he said.
List of Products Available
Diablo II: Lord of Destruction
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
World of Warcraft Battle Chest
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria
For more information on purchasing Blizzard Entertainment games using MOLPoints, visit www.mol.com/product/blizzard.
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