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Zynga is testing Bitcoin payments

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Zynga has announced that it is testing out an idea, in association with Bitpay, that would involve them eventually accepting Bitcoin as payment for their games.

Zynga let people know about this on Reddit. They stated in the post that “in response to Bitcoin’s rise in popularity around the world, Zynga, with help from BitPay, is testing expanded payment options for players to make in-game purchases using Bitcoin. The Bitcoin test is only available to Zynga.com players playing FarmVille 2, CastleVille, ChefVille, CoasterVille, Hidden Chronicles, Hidden Shadows and CityVille. The games can be accessed at http://zynga.com.”

They also added that “Zynga is always working to improve our customer experience by incorporating player feedback into our games. We look forward to hearing from our players about the Bitcoin test so we can continue in our efforts to provide the best possible gaming experience.”

Zynga is well known for their online games, especially popular ones like Farm Ville and also a large assortment of Ville style games as well.

[via The Next Web [2], Reddit [3], image via antanacoins’ flickr [4]]