Hong Kong-based G2A, a prominent digital gaming marketplace, has recently announced that it will be accepting payments in bitcoin thanks to a new partnership with BitPay. Bartosz Skwarczek, CEO of G2A, stated that company would be using BitPay to process bitcoin transactions for their digital products, which include games, Xbox Live cards, software activation licenses for Steam and time-cards for online games.
Both BitPay’s General Manager, Marcel Roelants, and G2A.com’s Executive VP of Global Payments, Bob Voermans, highlighted the complementary nature of G2A’s borderless digital goods distribution and BitPay’s global payment method.
Over the past two years G2A have invested over 20 million euros in research and development and had over 6 million unique users and 5 million transactions worldwide last year, with an average of over 700 thousand transactions per month for 2015.
A leading bitcoin processor, BitPay allows users to accept bitcoin payments from customers and receive settlements in their local currency. The world-wide payment method is used by many enterprises, such as Microsoft, Adyen and Neteller.