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News  11, Jun 2013

MOL partners Blizzard Entertainment to rain MOLPoints down on gamers


BlizzardMOL is partnering up with Blizzard Entertainment to give gamers in the region what they want: a more efficient payment channel.

MOL AccessPortal Sdn. Bhd. (MOL), an e-payment service provider in Asia, has just announced its partnership with Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., a game developer and publisher to provide MOLPoints as a payment option. This will be made available on Blizzard’s Battle.net gaming service where gamers in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines can take advantage of the convenient physical and online payment channels for purchases on the site.

The online micropayment method will also allow players to benefit from the new wallet-to-wallet integration to purchase the games and other Blizzard products. Paul Sams, COO at Blizzard Entertainment, said, “We are committed to making our games conveniently available to as many gamers as possible, all around the world.”

Of course, this partnership with Blizzard, which has been spending decades making critically acclaimed games like World of Warcraft, Diablo III and StarCraft II, has proven that MOL is reaching out to the rest of the region with a more efficient payment channel. “MOL’s extensive network of payment channels and knowledge of the local markets makes them a valuable partner in the region,” Paul has added.

Read also: How Zynga killed OMGPOP and why gaming really matters in Asia

Elaine Huang

Elaine Huang

Elaine is a fervent believer that if there ever is a zombie apocalypse, we will all be snapping away at them with our phones and posting them onto Instagram. A Mass Communication graduate of Ngee Ann Polytechnic's School of Film and Media Studies, she enjoys writing about technology and entrepreneurs. When not hashtagging her way through all sorts of trouble, Elaine is probably contemplating how to write in the third person.

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