BlueSnap Selected as eCommerce Platform Provider by Social Game Developer Disruptor Beam
Disruptor Beam increases its “power rank” by integrating new payment processing platform into Game of Thrones Ascent
Waltham, Mass.—June 5, 2013— BlueSnap today announced that it is powering the eCommerce and payment processing platform for Disruptor Beam, Inc., a game company that brings together fan communities with online games and the development team behind the recently released Game of Thrones Ascent.
“We are thrilled to partner with Disruptor Beam, a fellow Boston-based company and one that is truly innovating within the game industry,” said Ralph Dangelmaier, CEO of BlueSnap. “Our product is perfectly suited to serve the needs of many game companies, such as Disruptor Beam, looking for an integrated payment experience and one that avoids disruption of game immersion for players.”
“BlueSnap allows for a completely integrated checkout experience, including in-game upgrade capabilities that maintain the integrity of the player experience, something we didn’t see from other eCommerce providers,” said Jon Radoff, CEO and Founder of Disruptor Beam. ”Keeping people engaged and giving our customers a seamless experience is one key to our success, and BlueSnap will help us do just that.”
BlueSnap makes it easy for free-to-play and micro transaction-based game developers to release their games in new markets via a seamless and secure checkout process, even allowing them to monetize their games in emerging markets where credit cards cannot be used. BlueSnap also provides in-depth payment reporting, so that developers can track what players are purchasing and when, giving developers the real-time business intelligence they need.
BlueSnap, recently awarded PYMNTs.com Innovation Award for its Smart Subscription technology, and has been actively growing its business this year, with recent expansion in Silicon Valley, and the announcement this week of the opening of a new London office. BlueSnap is successfully meeting checkout needs of customers in more integrated ways, opening the door for truly comprehensive global eCommerce, giving game developers and merchants the keys to the kingdom.
BlueSnap is a global payment service provider and an international payment gateway powering the checkout process for eCommerce merchants worldwide, and fueling growth for online businesses serving digital, physical and mobile markets. BlueSnap has reinvented the checkout experience by combining the power of four key components: Seamless integration into the storefront, global payment processing, award winning smart subscriptions, and dynamic marketing tools for up-sell at checkout.
Serving over 5000 merchants, and supporting shoppers in 180 countries by localizing the experience, with 28 languages, 60 currencies, and 110 payment types, BlueSnap is powering buys for merchants around the globe, and fulfilling their promise to convert more shoppers to buyers worldwide.
Learn more at www.bluesnap.com.
About Disruptor Beam
Disruptor Beam is a greater Boston-based game company that transports the fans of beloved literary and television series into the worlds they love. By linking game content to episodes and books, players become a living member of the world as stories continue to evolve around them. The company’s games are accessed through social networks such as Facebook and next-generation mobile devices. The company, founded and led by game industry veteran and serial entrepreneur Jon Radoff, is backed by a group of technology and gaming entrepreneurs from the Boston area. For more information, visit www.DisruptorBeam.com.
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