Aventurine’s Darkfall Online MMO adds PayOne’s mobile payment service

Global MMO Games Publisher works with PayOne to allow Darkfall customers to securely pay without a credit card

London  – 22 May 2012 – PayOne announces that Aventurine (www.aventurine.gr), an award winning global game developer and Aventurine’s major investor, InternetQ (LSE: INTQ), a global leader in mobile marketing and digital entertainment solutions, will offer its Darkfall Online MMO gamers the option to simply charge their subscription and any related fees to their mobile bill.

 “After reviewing all the options, PayOne was clearly the best option for us.  Mobile payments are critical to expanding our business, reach and monetisation, and we were attracted to PayOne’s merchant centric approach that focuses on helping us enhance the gaming experience in each region. The PayOne team provides high level of service, support and guidance to simplify what can be a complex global set of issues,” said Panos Chatziathanasiou, Director of Mobile Value Added Services, at InternetQ.

PayOne Mobile is a comprehensive carrier billing solution, enabling more than 4 billion consumers to safely and securely participate in the digital economy. With PayOne Mobile no credit card or sensitive financial information is required as the consumer simply chooses to pay for their Darkfall service using their mobile phone via a Darkfall branded checkout flow, which optimises conversion. 

PayOne’s Mobile payment services and PayOne Global Carrier NetworkTM PGCN is available to merchants worldwide in over 80 countries across 1200 operators.  PayOne’s mobile payment solutions span virtual currency and goods, digital services, mobile in-app purchasing and remote convenience purchases such as city parking or movie tickets. 

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About Aventurine

Aventurine is a leading online game developer and publisher, specialising in the online massive multiplayer role-playing segment among the most challenging segments of the gaming market.  Founded in 2003, the Company has developed a technologically innovative, reusable software platform, with asynchronous and real-time distribution capabilities and the capacity to interconnect millions of users in highly engaging interactive environments.  Aventurine has released a number of successful casual games for online and mobile use, including one of its leading games, called Darkfall Online, an award-winning online massive multiplayer game of fantasy, where thousands of players from around the globe can simultaneously connect and interact, or compete with each other.  For more information please visit: www.aventurine.com

About InternetQ

InternetQ is a trusted global leader in mobile marketing and digital entertainment solutions. Through its proprietary technology platforms, InternetQ enables mobile network operators, brands, and media companies to conduct targeted, interactive and measurable mobile communications and pushes the frontiers in digital mobile entertainment.  InternetQ is a publicly traded company listed on the London Stock Exchange's AIM, under the symbol INTQ.  For more information, please visit http://www.internetq.com

About PayOne
PayOne is the global leader in mobile payments and carrier billing, making it easy and convenient for consumers to charge digital purchases from any connected device to their mobile, broadband or home phone bills.  Digital merchants, publishers and content providers have leveraged PayOne’s carrier network of more than 1200 telecom operators in 80 countries – reaching over4 billion consumers and 10 billion connected devices – to generate more than $5 billion in new incremental revenue.  PayOne’s ability to deliver the highest monetisation for its merchants and its first rate customer service have earned the company the lowest client churn rate in the business.  Previously called PaymentOne, PayOne is profitable, privately held, and is based in the Silicon Valley. For more information, visit http://payone.com/.