New York, NY - October 30, 2006 - Click&Buy, a leading ePayment and storefront provider for online digital content and services, today announced an agreement with Acclaim Games to provide a payment system for Acclaim's virtual wallet. Through the virtual wallet, Acclaim users can buy Acclaim Coins; thereby using those coins for all games, including the latest games in Beta mode and MMORPG games. Acclaim's existing online games include Bots, 9Dragons and 2Moons, and for more information about Acclaim's visit the website at www.acclaim.com.
Click&Buy is more than a payment processor. Merchants, such as Acclaim, outsource all or part of their eCommerce activities to Click&Buy, who not only manages the payment process, but also offers live customer support for consumers, credit card fraud detection, monthly invoicing and easy implementation of various payment methods. Click&Buy processes, handles and manages digital and paid content for games, songs, movies, streaming video, podcasts, RSS, television, publishing and mobile devices.
"We selected Click&Buy because it is an ideal solution for people to safely and easily purchase digital media including games on the Internet," said Howard Marks, CEO of Acclaim Games.
"More and more game companies are looking for an international payment provider that can take care of complex payment methods combined with highly-interactive content. We are delighted to expand our gaming market share in the United States with a company like Acclaim," said Fabian G. Siegel, CTO of the Click&Buy Group.
Many brand names utilize Click&Buy for enabling online customer transactions including Apple iTunes, Skype, Electronic Arts, Univision, iVillage and SanDisk. Click&Buy is operated in Europe, the United States and Mexico. This past year the company received $23 million in venture funding, and Deutsche Telekom bought a 10 percent stake in Click&Buy in August 2006.
About Click&Buy Group
The Click&Buy Group is headquartered in Switzerland with major offices in New York, London, Paris, Germany, Mexico, Belgium, Austria, Italy and India. It helps major companies from all over the world increase their digital content and mobile media revenues as well as works with merchants regarding fraud detection and provides live customer support. Besides providing services directly to merchants, Click&Buy has established licensing agreements with telecom companies, Swisscom and TELMEX. About 6.5 million consumers and over 6,000 online merchants are successfully using Click&Buy worldwide. For more information about Click&Buy, log on to the website at http://www.clickandbuy.com.
About Acclaim Games
Based in Beverly Hills California, Acclaim Games is a revolutionary new company with a familiar name. CEO Howard Marks, a cofounder of Activision, purchased the Acclaim name in 2005, confident that the new company would surpass the former glory of its name and establish itself as one of America's marquee brands. Today, Acclaim Games offers only the finest online games with a focus on accessibility, playability and most importantly fun. To learn more, please visit www.acclaim.com