SANTA CLARA (December 8, 2010)– ChangYou.com (US), Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing games in North America, is proud to announce the partnership with Zeevex®, an InComm® company and provider of an open virtual currency platform. This partnership helps to provide players with an easier solution to access virtual goods for all ChangYou.com (US) games, Zentia, Dragon Oath and Blade Wars. Zeevex prepaid cards are now available for purchase at many major retail locations.
“We are excited to team up with Zeevex to provide the most consumer friendly payment method to our registered users,“ said Dirk Metzger, Vice President of Publishing at ChangYou.com (US), Inc.“Gamers can now purchase Zeevex’s prepaid cards at major retail locations for all Changyou.com (US) online multiplayer games.”
“Partnering with ChangYou represents a great opportunity for InComm,” said Brian Parlotto, Senior Vice President of Consumer Products and International.“In addition to helping ChangYou immediately monetize its game properties and tap into new revenue, InComm will also drive new business and revenue into our industry-leading retail distribution network as a win for everyone involved.”
Available immediately, customers can purchase Zeevex Tokens directly through ChangYou.com (US) official Token Shop at http://cde.us.changyou.com/index.jsp. In addition, Zeevex’s prepaid cards are available at more than 41,000 stores nationwide. With Zeevex, players can trade tokens with friends through their favorite social network, like Facebook, MySpace or Twitter. For a complete list of retailers and store locations, please visit Zeevex’s official website at http://www.zeevex.com/retailers.
About ChangYou.com (US)
ChangYou.com (US) is a publishing subsidiary of ChangYou.com, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CYOU). Originally started as the MMORPG business unit of Sohu.com in 2003, ChangYou.com became a separate, stand-alone company in Dec, 2007. As a leading developer and operator of online games in China, ChangYou.com has launched three free-to-play massive multiplayer online role-playing games in North America: Dragon Oath, Blade Wars, and Zentia.
InComm is the industry leading marketer, distributor and technology innovator of stored-value gift and prepaid products using its state-of-the-art point-of-sale transaction technology and payment solutions to revolutionize retail product sales and customer experiences. With nearly $10 billion in retail sales transactions processed in 2009, InComm is the nation’s largest provider of gift cards, prepaid wireless products, reloadable debit cards, digital music downloads, content, games, software and bill payment solutions. InComm partners with consumer brand leaders around the world to provide more than 225,000 retail locations the products and services their customers demand. Since 1992, InComm's patented technologies have made the buying process easier for consumers while streamlining the selling process for product and retail partners. InComm is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with offices in Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, Oregon, and Texas. To learn more about InComm, visit www.incomm.com or call 1.800.352.3084.
Founded in 2008 and acquired by InComm in 2010, Zeevex is the leading open virtual currency available in national retailers. The Zeevex Digital Locker allows gamers to manage their virtual lives, while helping brick and mortar retailers, as well as hundreds of online content providers, generate new revenue. Zeevex is located in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information, visit www.zeevex.com/about or follow @zeevex on Twitter.
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