PlayNC now accepts payments using paysafecard

Thursday 2nd August/...NCsoft Europe, the world’s leading publisher and developer of online games announced today their partnership with paysafecard, a new way for players across Europe to pay for their favourite NCsoft games, without the need of a credit card. paysafecard will go into effect on www.plaync.com from today, offering players an even greater choice and ease of payment.

With the safe and easy-to-use prepayment system paysafecard, PlayNC games and services are now available to a much wider range of users including the under 18’s and the millions of users who do not want to use their credit or debit card or any other private data for online purchases. paysafecard has been proven to increase sales by addressing the needs of these groups.

“We’re thrilled to be able to offer this service to our customers” said Jean-Marc Rouchouse, Billing Support Manager at NCsoft Europe. "We're continuously looking at ways in which we can improve our customers' shopping experiences; adding paysafecard as a payment method is one such example."

“I am delighted that PlayNC has chosen paysafecard as their additional payment method, enabling millions of users in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe to buy any NCsoft game or service without the need of a credit card.” said Michael Altrichter, Director of Partner Management at paysafecard in Europe.

For more than seven years, paysafecard has been Europe’s favourite safe and easy-to-use alternative payment method for e-commerce. The award winning paysafecard-solution is designed for users who don’t have a credit or debit card or who don’t want to use their credit card for online purchases and other micro payments in the internet. Users simply authorize a payment by entering a PIN code, similar to the system used with prepaid phone cards. Thousands of e-businesses are benefiting from new customers by offering safe and private payment solutions. paysafecards are available in£10,£25,£50 and£75 vouchers at more than 18,000 PayPoint™-Locations in the UK and more than 90,000 throughout Europe. For more information, please visit www.paysafecard.com

About paysafecard

For more than seven years, paysafecard has been Europe’s favourite safe and easy-to-use alternative payment method for e-commerce. The award winning paysafecard-solution is designed for users who don’t have a credit or debit card or who don’t want to use their credit card for online purchases and other micro payments in the internet. Users simply authorize a payment by entering a PIN code, similar to the system used with prepaid phone cards. Thousands of e-businesses are benefiting from new customers by offering safe and private payment solutions. paysafecards are available in£10,£25,£50 and£75 vouchers at more than 18,000 PayPoint™-Locations in the UK and more than 90,000 throughout Europe. For more information, please visit www.paysafecard.com

About NCsoft Europe

NCsoft Europe (NC-E) is headquartered in Brighton, England and is part of Korea-based NCsoft Corporation, the world's leading developer and publisher of online games. NCsoft has already successfully established itself in North America, Japan, Taiwan, China and Thailand. NC-E began operations on 1st September 2004 and serves as a central hub for all NCsoft sales, marketing and distribution operations in Europe, via its European distribution network. NC-E launched Lineage® II in November 2004, City of Heroes® on 4th February 2005, Guild Wars™ on 28th April 2005, City of Villains™ on 31st October 2005, Guild Wars Factions™ on 28th April 2006 and Guild Wars Nightfall™ on 27th October 2006. More information about NCsoft Europe can be found at http://eu.plaync.com.

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