GlobalCollect Educates Payment Industry Professionals on Monetizing Online Gaming Platforms

At a recent Vendorcom event, Stuart Mann from GlobalCollect gives an expert overview of the video gaming industry while focusing on the varying payment habits of its community

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Stuart Mann, Business Development Manager EMEA, Online Video Gaming at GlobalCollect, presented insights and findings on online gaming trends at Vendorcom’s recent eCommerce Special Interest Group (SIG) event in London. During his session, Mr. Mann gave a detailed overview of the various online video gaming genres before delving into best practice payment strategies to turn players into payers.


The presentation covered various aspects of how to monetize online video games in different markets across the world and share of wallet across all platforms while addressing the below points in detail:
•  Overview online video gaming markets Europe and the US
•  How emerging markets differ from established Western markets
•  Spending on social and MMO games and player/payer demographics
•  Business models: Virtual item sales versus subscriptions
•  Payment preferences broken down by country and payment methods


The presentation ended with a lively Q&A session as the event was very well attended,
among others by representatives from WorldPay, Ogone, SagePay, DataCash, MasterCard
Worldwide, and Realex Payments. Afterwards, Mr. Mann participated in Vendorcom’s round
table discussion on gaming industry payment issues and how to address them in the future.

To find out how GlobalCollect can help you monetize your online video gaming platform
worldwide and receive a copy of the presentation, please contact Stuart Mann at


About GlobalCollect
GlobalCollect is the world's premier Payment Service Provider of local e-payment solutions for the online Video Gaming industry. While most providers limit their services to a technical link with payment acquirers, GlobalCollect is a full service partner providing you with online game monetization market metrics and best practices based on years of experience with international online gaming leaders.
Through a single-interface platform, we offer access to an unrivalled portfolio of online payment
methods in almost 200 countries and 170 currencies, including all major credit and debit cards, ewallets, direct debits, real-time banking, prepaid, cash at outlets, and bank transfers.

Contact GlobalCollect
Stuart Mann
Business Development Manager EMEA
tel: +31-(0)23 567 1500
e-mail: stuart.mann@globalcollect.com


Bettina Duske
Senior Manager PR & Marketing Communications
tel: +31-(0)23 567 1500
e-mail: press.globalcollect@globalcollect.com


Topics: Industry-other, Industry-gaming, Year: 2011

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