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Xsolla Elevates the Gaming Landscape with Strategic Acquisitions and Payment Customization Innovation

Xsolla, a prominent global video game commerce company, is making waves in the gaming industry with a dual announcement that promises to reshape the way games are created, distributed, and monetized. Through strategic acquisitions and groundbreaking payment customization, Xsolla is empowering creators and enhancing the gaming ecosystem.

In a strategic move aimed at bolstering its support for game creators and developers, Xsolla has acquired three innovative tools – Lightstream, Rainmaker, and – from Videndum. These acquisitions signal a seismic shift in the content creation and distribution landscape for gamers worldwide.

“The acquisition of Lightstream, Rainmaker, and reinforces our dedication to delivering extra value to the gaming community and making the Xsolla Partner Network an all-encompassing solution for developers, publishers, creators, and their audiences.”

Xsolla’s CEO, Chris Hewish

Lightstream is a cloud-based streaming studio that simplifies live streaming for creators. Xsolla plans to streamline live streams, making them accessible to creators, regardless of their technical expertise.

The Rainmaker platform offers creators a comprehensive suite for audience management and revenue growth. Integration into the Xsolla Partner Network will empower creators to optimize audience engagement, monetization, and the distribution of free keys., a team of skilled engineers, is dedicated to advancing live-streaming technologies, opening up new possibilities for live content creation.

A Unified Ecosystem for Game Creators

Xsolla’s Partner Network has been a central hub for developers and publishers to explore revenue opportunities and rewards. However, with the addition of Lightstream, Rainmaker, and, Xsolla is creating a more interconnected and streamlined ecosystem for game creators. This strategic move aims to nurture relationships with talent agencies, creators, and their audiences, recognizing the pivotal role they play in the gaming industry.

Revolutionizing Payment Customization with Headless Checkout

“We’re excited to offer game developers a friction-reducing white-label payment solution that they can tailor specifically to the needs of their games and players. Headless Checkout is the perfect solution for game developers that want to fully own and customize the payment experience, match their branding, and seamlessly integrate everything into the design of their games.”

Chris Hewish, CEO of Xsolla

Xsolla introduced Headless Checkout, a feature within the revamped Xsolla Pay Station. This innovation promises to elevate user experiences while maintaining stringent security and compliance standards. Game developers can now seamlessly integrate the checkout process into their existing stores, enjoying full UI control for a branded payment experience. With support for numerous payment methods and currencies, Headless Checkout offers a global solution.

Pioneering for a Multiplatform Mobile Future

“Powering Web Shop launches for 40 of the top 100 mobile games is a monumental milestone for Xsolla, and it signifies a major shift in the industry towards multi-platform expansion.”

Chris Hewish, CEO of Xsolla

Xsolla’s role in powering Web Shop launches for 40 out of the top 100 mobile games is not just an achievement; it signifies a significant shift in the industry towards multi-platform expansion. As Chris Hewish, CEO of Xsolla, notes, this accomplishment underscores Xsolla’s unwavering commitment to providing efficient and versatile solutions for mobile game developers, especially in light of recent privacy changes. Xsolla’s contributions to the mobile gaming industry mark a significant achievement and signify a forward-thinking approach that addresses the evolving landscape of gaming and the demands of modern gamers.

“With the support of Xsolla, is shedding light on the growing need for a connective platform in the gaming industry. This concept aims to provide equal opportunities for gaming and porting studios, particularly those with limited internal capacity, by connecting them with dependable partners for expanding their games to other platforms.”

Kirill Tokarev, CEO of

Empowering the Gaming Community’s Future

Xsolla’s journey in the gaming industry represents a steadfast commitment to innovation, empowerment, and adaptability. From strategic acquisitions that bolster content creation to the introduction of Headless Checkout, Xsolla consistently demonstrates its dedication to enhancing the gaming experience. As the industry continues to change, Xsolla remains a trusted partner, guiding the way with a focus on efficiency, security, and global accessibility. With a clear vision for the future and a track record of transformative achievements, Xsolla stands as a driving force that empowers the gaming community to thrive.


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