Razer plans shutdown of Razer Pay service three years after launch

Multinational gaming firm Razer has backed out of its experiment with digital funds, saying an finish to its Razer Pay service in September.

Razer Pay initially launched in 2018

All Razer e-wallet funds are to be suspended on 31 August previous to the full-service shutdown, marking the tip of a two-year take a look at part.

Razer Pay launched in Malaysia in 2018 and in Singapore in 2019. The gaming firm additionally lately didn’t win a digital banking licence in Singapore.

“Over the course of the beta we now have gathered beneficial suggestions from you, and we sit up for innovating extra merchandise sooner or later,” writes Razer in an e-mail to customers.

“With the beta coming to an finish, we’re dedicated to make sure that all account withdrawal and closure processes are user-friendly and criticism with rules.”

The digital banking sister agency of Razer unveiled plans to broaden overseas with its new digital banking enterprise in September 2020 on the again of rising revenues.

Razer’s banking play is thru a consortium. This consists of Sheng Siong Holdings, tech agency LinkSure International, automotive market Carro, insurer FWD and Insignia Ventures Companions.

However Razer is the most important participant, proudly owning a majority 60% of the consortium.


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