Zynga testing Bitcoin payments for selected free-to-play games

Zynga has teamed up with BitPay to trial Bitcoin payments for microtransactions in selected titles. As detailed on Reddit, Bitcoin is now legal tender for FarmVille 2, CastleVille, ChefVille, CoasterVille, Hidden Chronicles, Hidden Shadows and CityVille on – but not Facebook. Thanks, Polygon.

6 years ago

Castleville headlines

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    Zynga’s first public quarterly financial report saw the casual publisher incur heavy losses, but an increased user base.

    8 years ago
  • CastleVille is Zynga's fastest growing game yet

    IndustryGamers reports Zynga’s new Facebook game, CastleVille, is breaking the publisher’s own records for rapid growth. In just five days, Castleville has drawn 5 million users, as compared to CityVille’s 3.2 million over the same period. Zynga is expected to make its initial public offering over the next few weeks, and is looking to command […]

    8 years ago
  • Zynga unveils Project Z, five new games

    Zynga lifted the wraps off Project Z, a brand new “social playground” where it’ll host games from the company outside of Facebook.

    8 years ago
  • Next Zynga game is an MMORPG

    The undisputed leader in social gaming held a big conference today to announce ten new titles. But one game, Castleville, is getting more attention than all the rest.

    8 years ago