Microsoft Pay now supports Masterpass by Mastercard, enabling consumers to use their Microsoft account for fast and secure checkouts at their selected retailers that accept Masterpass, without the need to reenter their information.
This work further advances Mastercard and Microsoft’s shared goal to help optimize the payment experience for customers and merchants alike.
Mastercard digital solutions senior vice president Raj Dhamodharan said: “We are deeply committed to powering a secure and optimized shopping experience that consumers and merchants deserve. Integrating technologies like Microsoft Pay with Masterpass will help the industry move to standards-based payments.
“Microsoft is a great partner and we will continue to collaborate with Microsoft to make shopping a better experience on all devices.”
Now U.S.-based consumers using the latest Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10 devices can sign in to their Microsoft account and use Microsoft Pay to make secure purchases wherever Masterpass is accepted online.
More broadly, Microsoft Pay allows for a seamless and convenient consumer experience within the Microsoft ecosystem, including paying bills in Outlook, and buying goods or services in apps or bots.
Microsoft partner group program manager Will White said: “We are always seeking to enhance our users shopping experience in a secure and simple manner and this latest release does that by leveraging the growing Masterpass network.
“We will continue to seek opportunities to enhance the shopping experience by leveraging standards and working with innovative partners like Mastercard.”
Microsoft Pay and the integration with Masterpass is another step forward in the continued effort to provide consumers with a Microsoft account – a fast and easy way to pay at more places than before.
Source: Company Press Release