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Zynga Tries Out Bitcoin For In-Game Payments

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Zynga, best known for online games like “FarmVille,” has begun testing the use of bitcoin for in-game payments.

“We wanted to share with the bitcoin community that Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) is now conducting a Bitcoin test with BitPay (https://bitpay.com/), a leading Bitcoin service provider, in select Zynga.com web games.

In response to Bitcoin’s rise in popularity around the world, Zynga, with help from BitPay, is testing expanded payment options for players to make in-game purchases using Bitcoin. The Bitcoin test is only available to Zynga.com players playing FarmVille 2, CastleVille, ChefVille, CoasterVille, Hidden Chronicles, Hidden Shadows and CityVille. The games can be accessed at http://zynga.com.

Zynga is always working to improve our customer experience by incorporating player feedback into our games. We look forward to hearing from our players about the Bitcoin test so we can continue in our efforts to provide the best possible gaming experience.

Check out the test and let us know your thoughts.

Thank you!

Zynga”

Read more: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/01/05/zynga-tries-out-bitcoin-for-in-game-payments/

 

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