Steve Peters

Experience Design

Future of credit cards - spend more, earn gold in WoW

"Very soon, credit card companies and game makers will reward their customers who spend money in the real world using private label "rewards" credit cards. They will use gifts of virtual currency such as Blizzard's World of Warcraft gold and Second Life's Linden dollars." I suppose it was just a matter of time. I'm wondering if these will be more valuable to folks than frequent flyer miles? At least with flyer miles, it gives you an excuse to get out of the house and go somewhere, you know, in the real world. :)

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