MOL Partners With Sony Computer Entertainment For Southeast Asia

MOL AccessPortal (MOL), the operating company of MOL Global (MOLG), has entered into a partnership with Sony’s division which operates PlayStation® business in Asia, to provide MOLPoints as a payment option for consumers to top-up their PlayStation®Network (PSN) account in order to purchase online games and content across PlayStation platform.

PSN users can now take advantage of MOL’s vast network of physical and online payment channels in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and many more Southeast Asia countries (to be added in the future) to obtain MOLPoints for their purchases of exclusive games and entertainment content. MOL provides easy access to PSN users as they can obtain MOLPoints via physical convenience stores like 7 -Eleven or with any mobile carrier air time and use the credits to purchase PSN prepaid vouchers. Mobile billing is another secure and convenient method for users to top-up their PSN account for immediate access to online content, especially when they are on the go.

The PlayStation Store delivers unparalleled online gaming content and experience to PlayStation users, while the PlayStation®Plus provides exclusive membership benefits such as next-gen online multiplayer on PS4®. PlayStation®Plus members will receive free games every month, enjoy exclusive discounts, gain all priority access to special events and many other exclusive benefits.

MOL Global, Inc.’s Co- Chief Executive Officer Mr. Preecha Praipattarakul, said MOL is proud to offer MOLPoints as a payment option to PSN account users. “With the availability of MOL’s payment option for PSN account, users will now enjoy a fast, hassle-free and secure means of payment solution. Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has 70 per cent market share for console games in Southeast (SE) Asia region and it is estimated to achieve 80 per cent by end of 2016 (Source: Newzoo and Superdata). We at MOL believe that by SCE embracing MOLPoints as its payment option to reach out to their growing number of PlayStation gamers (mostly non- credit card users), we believe SCE’s and our new as well as existing gamers in the region will benefit from this strategic partnership.”

MOL is a leading e-payment enabler for online goods and services in emerging and developed markets. MOL’s flagship product, MOLPoints is an online micropayment system used by gamers and online consumers to purchase online games, products and services.

MOL has a distribution network of more than 970,000 locations in 11 countries and electronic distribution channels that cover prepaid card, carrier billing, accepts major credit cards and online banking from over 100 banks, further ensure broad coverage and usability. In addition, MOL’s popularity in Southeast Asian nations like Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia means that local Sony PSN members will have access to a familiar and well-trusted way of payment.

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