San Jose, Calif. (February 17, 2009) - San Jose-based online game publisher, GamesCampus.com ( www.GamesCampus.com, run by OnNet USA), announced today that it has partnered with Ukash, online cash payment solution, to provide European (United Kingdom and Continental Europe) players a safe, alternative way to make their online purchases. With Ukash, players can make micro-transactions within the company's lineup of popular free-to-play MMO's including Asda Story, Manga Fighter, Shot Online and Xiah Rebirth without having to share any personal financial information online.
In celebration of the partnership, GamesCampus has kicked off a site-wide event where players redeeming Ukash will receive an extra 10% bonus credit. GamesCampus games can be downloaded and played for free at www.GamesCampus.com.
"With UKash our players can easily payfor their game items without having a credit card or even a bank account, " said David Chang, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for GamesCampus.com. "This easy-to-use and secure service is a huge benefit to our European players across all of our games."
Ukash is an international payment method that allows consumers to pay for GamesCampus' Campus Credit without a credit card or bank account, and without providing any personal or financial details. All that is needed is for players to purchase a Ukash voucher from any local store where the PayPoint, payzone or e-pay sign/logo is available.
From now through March 6th GamesCampus will be holding a 10% Bonus Credit Event for UKash purchases of Campus Credit across all GamesCampus games. UKash purchasing services are available to those residing in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, and Spain.
All users that make purchases via the UKash system during the Bonus Event will automatically receive an additional10% of their purchasing order.
"We are pleased to bring our online payment service to one of the most popular online game publishers in the market," said Mark Chirnside, CEO for Ukash. "Some players don't feel secure in providing their financial information online and some just don't have the option of using a credit card. Our service allows players who want to make a purchase to remain anonymous, without having to give out any of their credit card or bank account information."
GamesCampus games now offers players six different types of payment options including Google checkout, Paypal, ClickandBuy, Paybycash, Ukash and MOL.
About Ukash TM
Ukash TM is a globally-recognised e-commerce payment method to enable online purchases using cash, providing freedom from credit and debit card fraud, repudiations and charge-backs, and protecting personal identity.
UkashT is regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) and operates as one of the only a small number of Electronic Money Institutions, a status that allows a single maximum online cash payment transaction of up to£500/?750.
Uniquely numbered Ukash TM vouchers are widely available through payment terminals in retail outlets across Europe and South Africa. In the UK, they are also available direct to mobile for Vodafone subscribers. The technology behind Ukash is protected by several patents registered across the Smart Voucher database and functionality and is, as such, protected by Patent Law in all the major economies of the world.
In 2008, Ukash TM established a strategic partnership with South African payments giant Blue Label Telecoms to develop the brand's services. UkashT is a registered trademark of Smart Voucher Ltd. For more information please visit www.ukash.com
GamesCampus.com, run by OnNet USA, is dedicated to changing the way people play games. Based in San Jose and founded in 2005, OnNet USA hosts amazingly fun item-based online games for all gamers from MMORPG's to sports through its game portal www.GamesCampus.com.