Tuesday, 17 January 2012

EA and Playfish Game Cards Now Available with MOL

MOL Global partners with Electronic Arts to provide gamers an easy way to purchase virtual goods in popular EA and Playfish games
MOL Global Pte. Ltd., one of South East Asia’s largest internet companies is delighted to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, MOL AccessPortal Sdn. Bhd. (MOL) has partnered with Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) to distribute prepaid game cards, available for purchase in more than 600,000 channels in six Asian countries, including India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and The Philippines. Players can use these prepaid game cards to purchase virtual goods in popular EA and Playfish™ social games, including The Sims Social™, Pet Society™, Restaurant City™ and EA SPORTS™ FIFA Superstars.
MOL is one of Asia’s leading electronic payment service providers for online games and social payments. MOL’s flagship product, MOLPoints, is a virtual currency used by social gamers and online consumers in the Asian region to acquire in-game credits and digital goods.

“We are thrilled to offer the millions of Playfish players in Asia an easy way to purchase in-game currency and virtual goods, making their social gaming experience more engaging and unique,” said Saby Agarwal, Senior Director of Payments, Policy and Compliance at Electronic Arts.
Gamers can easily purchase Cards for EA and Playfish games via online systems and popular retail chains such as 7-Eleven stores in Singapore and Malaysia; MOL affiliated cybercafés such as India’s Sify Cybercafés and Philippine’s Netopia internet cafés; online banking services such as Maybank2u in Malaysia and telecommunication partners such as Singapore’s SingTel GXCredits, Indonesia’s Indosat I-Pay and Thailand’s One-2-Call.

Playfish, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio and leading developer of social games, has engaged tens of millions of players worldwide with popular titles like Pet Society and Restaurant City.
“EA is a household name in the gaming industry,” said Ganesh Kumar Bangah, Group Chief Executive Officer of MOL Global. “We are truly privileged to be partnering with EA to distribute these cards for EA and Playfish games in our Asian key markets. It is a testament to the passion and hard work that has gone into establishing MOL as a leader in this space.


Sounds like a great place to get virtual goods!

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