Leading gaming marketplace Kinguin.net enables local carrier billing with Fortumo!

Kinguin is on everlasting quest to improve their services, based upon the feedback from customers. Possibilities offered by Fortumo and their carrier billing system enabled Kinguin to respond on customers demand and expand payment methods range.

Fortumo enables direct carrier billing giving the customer smooth and easy way to pay for their purchase without using credit card. These products give consumers a simple, 1-click payment method to charge online purchases to their phone bill. Kinguin's gaming portfolio contains thousands of products at the lowest prices, ranging from downloadable games to CS:GO skins.

“A growing amount of gamers are located in countries where traditional online payment methods are available and where gaming growth outpaces traditional markets. Fortumo helps game developers, marketplaces and e-sports streaming platforms reach users in over 90 countries by giving anyone with a mobile phone access to online payments. We are very happy that Kinguin has selected us as their partner and look forward to growing their revenue from the unbanked audience,” said Andrea Boetti, Vice President of Global Business Development at Fortumo.

Carrier billing proved to be one of the most popular payment method used for digital gaming transactions globally in over 90 countries to enable global carrier billing for the customers, Fortumo has partnered with more than 350 mobile operators across the world. Kinguin.net gave already opportunity to use local payment system in most of the countries.

“We give our customers the freedom to choose from our wide range of payment services we offer. We have noticed demand for local mobile payment services from our customers. Partnering with mobile payment companies such as Fortumo enables us to reach customers who are willing to pay by phone with best possible fees” said Faheem Bakshi, Vice President of Global Expansion at Kinguin.