Spyr Accepting Bitcoin for In-Game Purchases in Pocket Starships
Denver, CO, Jan. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPYR, INC. (OTC Pink: SPYR), a holding company with a wholly owned subsidiary in the mobile game & app development and publishing industry, today announced that it is among the growing list of companies like Microsoft and Zynga that accept the cryptocurrency Bitcoin as payment. SPYR accepts Bitcoin for the purchase of in-game items in the company’s web-based version of its flagship game, Pocket Starships.
Cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses cryptography to secure its transactions, and through the secure online payment platform that is currently integrated into the web-based version of Pocket Starships, players can make in-game purchases using the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. This is yet another advantage of the real-time, cross-platform nature of Pocket Starships, because its web-based platform can allow players to use cryptocurrency.
SPYR’s CEO and President, James R. Thompson stated, “We at SPYR are always trying to provide our players with the content and options they desire. It has become clear to us that players want to be able to pay for in-game items using various forms of payment, and we have ensured our players that they are able to do that by integrating this ability to use Bitcoin through our payment platform. Our goal is to continue to grow Pocket Starships and our other games and adapt to the current environment and the acceptance of Bitcoin is just the first of many steps in that direction and we look forward to integrating other cryptocurrencies soon.”
SPYR, INC. is a holding company that through its wholly owned subsidiary SPYR APPS, LLC, is engaged in mobile application and game publishing and development. The Company is currently exploring opportunities for additional acquisitions in these and other verticals, including mobile application and game development, in order to expand its holdings, to drive and increase revenue and to generate profits and build value for shareholders.
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