Movistar customers in Spain already have the possibility to load their purchases of digital content from Epic Games (games, battle passes or coins of the different titles, such as “turkeys” in Fortnite) directly on your mobile bill, thanks to the agreement reached between Telefónica and the American video game developer.
Operation of Movistar Online Payments it’s easy, comfortable and safe, and does not require any login or share personal information or provide bank details to complete the process. Movistar offers this service to its clients for free at no additional cost, paying only for the content they obtain.
The agreement between both companies makes Telefónica the first operator in the world to launch this service with the US company. The alliance will allow additional marketing activations and the generation of shared content.
In a first phase, This service will only be available to Movistar customers in SpainWhile both companies are working to launch it in other countries in Europe and Latin America where the telco operates.
“Introducing a new method to charge purchases in Spain with Movistar is an exciting time for Epic Games,” said Mark Rein, vice president of the company. “We want a fair and equitable ecosystem for all players and developers, and this partnership is a huge step forward in that direction.”
“This partnership with Epic Games allows fans to enjoy a unique gaming experience and thanks to which Telefónica is consolidated as one of the companies that contributes the most value to the world of gaming and esports “said Cristina Burzako, Director of Marketing and Advertising of Telefónica Spain, who recalled that “Movistar is focused on offering all its customers new possibilities of access to the best digital experience thanks to alliances with leading companies such as Epic, so that Telefónica complies its strategic commitment to offer the best technology and the best connectivity ”.