VIENNA (3 February 2016) – paysafecard, the global market leader in prepaid online payments, based in Vienna and a member of Paysafe Group plc (LSE: PAYS), is pleased to announce that it is working with Worldpay and Sony Network Entertainment Europe to allow customers to use paysafecard as a payment option for PlayStation®Store (PS Store) on PC, tablets, smartphones and PlayStation®4 (PS4™) in 19 countries* (including Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom) with more to follow. Once a customer is logged in to their PlayStation™Network (PSNSM) account, they can now top-up their wallet via their paysafecard account.
paysafecard offers its customer a friendly, cash-based payment solution, which is perfect for those who do not have a credit or debit card.
Commenting on the partnership, Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard, said: “Partnering with the giants of the digital world is one of our primary goals, which is why I am so pleased by this development. It also serves as recognition of our vision and of our product as a secure and convenient payment method and will make it possible for millions of customers to pay with paysafecard.”
*Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovakia, Spain, Czech Republic, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom.
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paysafecard.com Wertkarten GmbH (holding of all paysafecard companies), www.paysafecard.com, is based in Vienna with subsidiaries in London, Düsseldorf, Lucerne, New York and Buenos Aires, among other places. The company was founded in Austria in 2000 and is part of Paysafe Group plc, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market under the stock ticker symbol PAYS.
The company is now present in 42 countries at over 500,000 sales outlets worldwide with its core product paysafecard. paysafecard is a prepaid online payment solution issued and operated by Prepaid Services Company Limited, Floor 27, 25 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5LQ, United Kingdom. Anyone can use paysafecard; no bank account or credit card is necessary. The paysafecard 16-digit PIN is all that's needed to complete a payment transaction. paysafecard can be used at thousands of online shops. The company has become one of the market leader in prepaid payment solutions with the brands paysafecard, my paysafecard and paysafecard MasterCard®.
paysafecard has received numerous awards over the years. These include the Paybefore Award in the categories of "Best Digital Currency", "Best Virtual or Digital Program" and "Top Digital Dollars", as well as in the newly created category “Consumer Value” in early 2015. paysafecard has also been awarded the Paybefore Award Europe in the categories of "Most Innovative Prepaid Solution" and "Consumer Champion". In 2014, The New Economy recognised paysafecard as one of the 40 most innovative companies of 2013.
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