paysafecard now available in Mexico

    <*> Gamers all over Mexico who had been excluded from the market can now play their favourite online games <*> Online prepaid voucher: High demand expected in Latin America‘s second-largest economy <*> International games companies can reach out to new target groups

Vienna/London/Mexico City 15th September 2010– paysafecard, Europe’s most popular prepaid voucher for Internet payment, is now available in Mexico. With their latest move, paysafecard enables hundreds of thousands of gamers all over Mexico to play their favourite online games. Until now, gamers who do not have a credit card or a bank account had been excluded from the market in Mexico. Hence the company’s international games partners will also benefit from the opening of the group’s new subsidiary in Latin America‘s second-largest economy as they can now reach out to new target groups.

“The market potential for prepaid payment methods in Latin America is tremendous– especially when it comes to online games,” says Michael Mueller, CEO of paysafecard group.“Our prepaid voucher allows everyone to play online games. When we introduced paysafecard in Argentina, the demand was enormous– and it still is. Now we expect a similar demand in Mexico where credit and bank cards still have low market penetration.”

paysafecard vouchers function like a charge card for mobile phones. When making a payment, customers’ financial privacy remains fully intact. The voucher’s 16 digit pin code is all that is needed to make a transaction. The amount paid is then debited from the paysafecard balance, which can be checked online at any time. The vouchers are available in several denominations (Mexico: MXN 100, MXN 250, MXN 500 or MXN 1,000) and can be bought at 280,000 outlets in Europe and Latin America. More than 3,500 web-shops around the world accept paysafecard as a payment method.

With the introduction of paysafecard into Mexico, paysafecard group now operate in 25 countries worldwide.

About paysafecard group: The paysafecard group, founded in 2000 in Austria and Germany, already operate in 25 countries worldwide with offices in Vienna, London, Bern, Buenos Aires and Mexico City. With the successful online prepaid vouchers paysafecard and Cash-Ticket, the group have established themselves as Europe’s leading provider for prepaid payment solutions. In 2009 the group won awards for being the‘Leading Prepaid Organisation’ and the‘Best Prepaid Company outside USA'. For more information, please visit www.paysafecard.com


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