Global payment service provider Worldline enters the Metaverse world with the launch of a dedicated virtual showroom. The company aims to bridge the gap between the virtual and real worlds for commerce scenarios.
The French company’s metaverse showroom went live in March 2022 and is located in the Decentraland metaverse in the Crypto Valley area.
“This very popular and central location will enable Worldline to involve and engage its network of merchants in metaverse activities, by providing a platform and creating genuine value and customer exposure for them,” said the payment services firm.
Sascha Muenger, the Metaverse Expert at Worldline, says “Technological innovation is an essential part of Worldline’s DNA. The Metaverse, and Web 3.0 overall, is without doubt the next step in the development of the Internet and it is vital for us to make sure we harness the opportunities this virtual world will bring. Our plans also involve facilitating access for our merchant base and customers and providing a secure and seamless payment process in the Metaverse.”
Worldline is a global leader in the payments industry and the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks, and acquirers. Powered by 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted, and innovative solutions fostering their growth. Services offered by Worldline include in-store and online commercial acquiring, highly secure payment transaction processing, and numerous digital services. In 2021 Worldline generated a proforma revenue of close to 4 billion euros.