Vienna, Austria — February 23rd, 2015
In an effort to provide its users with the easiest and most comprehensive option for payments possible, hitbox has partnered with the global leader in gaming payment and billing solutions, Xsolla. From today forward, hitbox viewers will have access to more than 600 methods to pay for subscriptions to their favorite channels. All the available payment options will be presented once the subscribing process has been initiated by the viewer.
“The phenomenon of video game livestreaming is truly global. Our users span the world, and when it came to our payment and billing needs we had to work with an organization that understood just how varied the needs of our users could be,” said Martin Klimscha CEO of hitbox. “Xsolla has a track record of excellence, and we’re elated to work with the space’s leader.”
“We are very excited to begin a long and successful partnership with hitbox as they continue to grow their business globally.” Sam Gaglani, Senior Director of Global Business Development.
As video game livestreaming grows, both hitbox and Xsolla want to help passionate gamers turn their hobby into their jobs. Giving broadcasters and their fans a wider set of payment options is one of the most impactful ways to enable more people to support content they like.
hitbox.tv is a global innovator in gaming and eSports livestreaming. With a product focusing on a delay free experience between broadcasters and viewers, it aims to bring interaction to a level that hasn’t been achieved in the industry before.
hitbox’s state-of-the-art chat based on HTML5 and its unique interaction-focused features allow the culture of sharing and community that has driven the meteoric growth of livestreaming to be realized in ways that were previously impossible. The company’s partnership program lowers the barrier to entry for gamers aspiring to turn their passions into careers so everyone can “Live! it up”.
Xsolla provides video game developers and publishers with payment and billing services for doing business on a global scale. Our advanced monetization solutions make it easy to accept in-game payments worldwide via connection to hi-tech payment platforms.