Press Release

Razer partners with Worldpay for seamless online payments

Leading lifestyle brand for gamers chooses Worldpay’s comprehensive solutions for its new global virtual credits service

November 09, 2017

9th November 2017 – Singapore — Worldpay, a leader in global payments has announced that it has been selected by Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, as one of its key online payments provider for the virtual credits service Razer zGold.

Razer’s zGold service allows gamers to purchase virtual credits in exchange for digital content such as games and in-game items from different content providers.

Worldpay was chosen by Razer as it offers global coverage and a comprehensive suite of payment services. The company will also provide deep analytics to help Razer better understand its customers’ online behaviour, as well as extensive customer support. Since implementing Worldpay’s suite of payment solutions and a revamped checkout, Razer has seen a rapid take-up of zGold and retention rates. Razer is now also able to accept additional payment options including Alipay.

Ian Lim, Director of Software at Razer said: “The Razer zGold service is set to transform the virtual credits landscape and we chose Worldpay for its ability to help us scale quickly cross multiple regions. We have seen increased user take-up and retention rates since we began working with the Worldpay team and there is much growth ahead for both companies.”

Stuart Thornton, VP Business Development APAC, Global eCom, Worldpay said: “We are entering a hugely exciting period for Razer, and are delighted to be supporting its vision to create a first-class experience for gamers. Whether purchasing the latest hardware in the online store, or buying new games and digital content with Razer zGold, gamers can expect a seamless online experience.”

About Worldpay

Worldpay is a leading payments company with global reach. We provide an extensive range of technology-led payment products and services to around 400,000 customers, enabling their businesses to grow and prosper. We manage the increasing complexity of the payments landscape for our customers, allowing them to accept the widest range of payment types around the world. Using our network and technology, we are able to process payments from geographies covering 99% of global GDP, across 146 countries and 126 currencies. We help our customers to accept more than 300 different payment types.

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About Razer

Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.

The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming community, with a fan base that spans every continent. The company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services with over 35 million users.

Razer’s award-winning products include hardware such as high-performance gaming peripherals (for the PC and console platforms), the Razer Blade line of gaming laptops; software such as Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher); and services such as Razer zGold (a virtual credit service and payment engine for gamers). The company additionally provides audio-visual certification through its subsidiary THX Ltd.

The company has a global footprint with 9 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading gaming brand in the US, Europe and China. Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, Razer is backed by institutional investors such as IDG-Accel, Intel Capital, Digital Grid and Horizons Ventures.

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