Leading payment services provider Worldline has introduced the Metaverse Shopping Hub as part of its Spatial platform, an enhancement to its white-label solution. This initiative caters to merchants seeking a metaverse presence, offering improved graphical quality and accessibility across various devices such as desktops, mobiles, and VR platforms.
Advancing Metaverse Presence:
Worldline’s Metaverse Shopping Hub, an extension of its earlier Worldline Metaverse Shopping Mall in Decentraland, signifies a strategic move to provide online businesses with an enhanced metaverse experience. The company initially launched a metaverse “showroom” to bridge the gap between online retail platforms and diverse payment methods.
Comprehensive Metaverse Solutions:
Merchants can establish their metaverse presence with the Worldline Metaverse Shopping Mall and explore additional packages in Metaverse Advertising, Phygital Experiences, and Augmented Reality solutions. Worldline offers a starter package along with attractive add-ons to enhance the overall metaverse experience for businesses.
Spatial Platform Accessibility:
Spatial facilitates access to the Metaverse through various devices beyond computers, including virtual reality headsets and smartphones. Worldline’s solution ensures compatibility with 150 payment options, encompassing digital wallets, mobile payments, cards, and buy now, pay later services.
Expansion Plans with Payone Joint Venture:
Worldline’s joint venture with the German Savings Banks Association, Payone, is set to distribute the Worldline Metaverse White Label solution in Germany and Austria from the first quarter of the upcoming year. This move signifies the company’s commitment to extending its metaverse solutions to a broader market.
Key Insights from Worldline Executives:
Sascha Muenger, Head Competence Center Crypto-Related Products & Metaverse at Worldline, expressed enthusiasm about presenting the second season of the Metaverse Shopping Mall in Spatial. This milestone reflects Worldline’s dedication to creating an innovative shopping experience for customers and advancing commerce solutions within the metaverse.
Viljem Brielmayer, Head of Product Management at PAYONE, highlighted Payone’s commitment to introducing innovations in the German and Austrian payment market. The collaboration with Worldline on the Metaverse offering aims to bring a significant innovation to core markets, providing merchants with convenient access to the metaverse.
As Worldline expands its metaverse offerings with the introduction of the Metaverse Shopping Hub, the company takes a significant step towards enhancing the metaverse experience for online businesses. The incorporation of Spatial platform compatibility, diverse payment options, and strategic collaborations positions Worldline as a key player in shaping the future of metaverse commerce.