S2 Games Chooses Xsolla For Worldwide Game Payment Solution

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LOS ANGELES, CA – October 19, 2011

Independent game developer, S2 Games, creator of the free-to-play session-based, multiplayer, Action-RPG, Heroes of Newerth (HoN), recently partnered with Xsolla- the only payment solutions company specializing in online games. Xsolla provides localized in-game payment solutions for over 300 gaming publishers. With Xsolla, game developers and publishers can accept credit and prepaid cards, cash and e-cash, direct debit, mobile payments, payment kiosks and offers in the U.S., Europe (Eastern & Western), Canada, Africa, Asia & MENA countries.

S2 Games is looking forward to our partnership with Xsolla. Xsolla specializes in providing game publishers with payment options in countries all over the world- Xsolla partners with over 200 payment service providers, and we are confident that Xsolla will help S2 Games to increase our revenue by recommending payment options and providers that suit the needs of players globally,” said S2 Games CEO and Co-Founder Marc DeForest.

HoN, which went free-to-play in July, has seen tremendous growth with over 1 million new accounts created since implementing the structural changes. The decision to go free-to-play was designed to both expand the  HoN  community and enhance the gameplay for its existing dedicated fan base. HoN is available for download on Mac, Linux and PC at  www.heroesofnewerth.com.

Vice President and Co-Founder Albert Donahue of Xsolla stated:

Xsolla is delighted to work with S2 Games- Heroes of Newerth saw record numbers of new users registering after going free-to-play. We look forward to providing S2 Games with our PayStation tool and payment options that will simplify the payment process for their loyal players.

Xsolla specializes in providing gaming publishers like S2 Games with payment solutions that allow their players to pay for virtual goods conveniently and securely. We understand regional payment habits and recommend payment options that work best in each region. We have no doubt that S2 Games will enjoy much continued success, and we are proud to partner with them as they expand globally.”

About Xsolla:

Xsolla specializes in online games, providing localized in-game payment solutions for global reach.  Xsolla has been developing monetization tools for MMO, Social, Mobile and Casual Games for six years.  Xsolla's headquarters are in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Russia and Ukraine.  Xsolla partners with over 200 payment service providers offering credit and pre-paid cards, cash and e-cash, mobile payments, premium SMS, e-wallets, direct debit, payment kiosks and offers- all within one platform- all with no installation, currency exchange or chargeback fees.

Xsolla partners with more than 300 gaming publishers worldwide, including Gameforge, Bigpoint, Aeria Games, Wargaming, InnoGames, Travian Games and more.  For more information or a free proposal, please visit Xsolla online at  http://www.xsolla.com or call 1 (877) 797-6552.  


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