On Sunday Rift Recon quietly began testing our online store to be able to accept Bitcoin payments for our products. On Monday, after stress testing our payment system backend and shopping cart, we announced on the Rift Recon Twitter account that we’re now taking Bitcoin payments worldwide to the countries we ship to.
Currently those countries are:
If you want to know more about Bitcoin, watch the quick video below.
If your curious how we do transactions with Bitpay, watch this video too.
Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin is open-source; its design is public, nobody owns or controls Bitcoin and everyone can take part. Through many of its unique properties, Bitcoin allows exciting uses that could not be covered by any previous payment system.
We’re very excited to be able to offer Bitcoin to our customers and the feedback we have already received is great. Going forward into the new year, we’re also testing the ability to allow customers to pay for our services in Bitcoin too. Stay tuned.
-Rift Recon Team