The mobile payments company Fortumo is today announcing that it has partnered with leading Indian mobile gaming company Games2Win to provide in-app purchasing using carrier billing to their mobile games. The first game published with Fortumo carrier billing is Power Cricket T20 on the Windows Phone platform.
“Earning revenue in India continues to be a significant challenge to game developers because most people do not have credit cards to make online purchases. We are excited to enable payments for some of the biggest Indian gaming companies with their customers in more than 80 countries around the world through one payment integration,” said Sanjay Sinha, Fortumo’s Country Manager for India.
“With increase in downloads of games on smartphones and tablets around the world, it is a no-brainer to offer convenient in-app purchase payment option for users. In partnership with Fortumo, we are seeing uptick in user interest for in-app payments especially for emerging markets like India”, said Mahip Vyas, Head – Alliances & Distribution, Games2win.
Power Cricket T20 lets users play against the 9 best cricket teams from all across the world including Australia, Pakistan and South Africa! Users can begin their quest of winning 3 prestigious tournaments. There are many innovative powershots in the game which users love to activate while smashing boundaries and sixes in the game. The game has been downloaded more than 375,000 times on Windows Phone and has received 4 star rating by over 4000 users.
Fortumo mobile payments reach more than 443 million subscribers of Airtel, Vodafone and Idea in India with additional operators being connected in the near future. Since launching direct carrier billing in India in September 2013, Fortumo has helped many leading Indian companies increase and collect revenue through carrier billing: including Gaana, BoxTV, DittoTV, Vserv and 99Games.
The Fortumo in-app purchasing SDK for Windows Phone is used by hundreds of game developers around the world including Game Insight, Creative Mobile, Boyaa, Herocraft and Floor84 Studios. Fortumo is giving developers a risk-free way of integrating carrier billing into their Windows Phone apps with advance payments of up to $25,000.
Fortumo offers self-service setup with no monthly fees or minimum volume commitments, allowing any developer regardless of size and location to sign up for an account and get started with mobile payments at https://fortumo.com.About Games2Win
Games2win is one of the leading global casual gaming companies which creates, publishes and distributes its own titles of mobile and online games. We have one of the largest collections of proprietary games in the world with over 700 unique online games and over 50 unique mobile games downloaded by more than 40 million users.
Games2win is founded byAlok Kejriwal andMahesh Khambadkonewho are veteran game entrepreneurs having several years of experience and business exits to their credit. The team is almost 100 employees strong with offices and studios in Mumbai and Delhi. Investors in the Company include top tier investors such as Clearstone Venture Partners, Nirvana Venture Advisors & Silicon Valley Bank.