LINE has announced the global release of LINE Pay, the mobile money transfer and purchasing service, as a new feature included in 4.8 version update.
By capitalizing on the global user base and LINE’s platform, which is used in variety scenes throughout users’ daily lives,the release of LINE Pay will provide a mean through which users can make secure and convenient payments anytime, anywhere, straight through their smartphone.
Regardless of the types of mobile carrier or OS, the users can make payments for affiliated services or at affiliated shops in an easy and convenient way. At the first stage of its release, LINE Pay will only support payments on LINE Store. To start using the service, users can register their credit cards and purchase variety of paid contents such as LINE stickers for both LINE and LINE family apps through LINE Store. (https://store.line.me).
To celebrate the release of LINE Pay, all charges on the LINE Store made through LINE Pay payment will receive up to 25% bonus to their balance for a limited time. The service aims to expand its options and increase the convenience offered to users by holding a variety of promotions and upgrading its service. In the future, more offline shops and additional features, such as the money transfer between LINE users, will be included.