Following a strings of e-mails and tweets from gamers, PayPal has finally released the funds to the indie developer. According to PayPal:
We have reached out to Nyu Media and the issue has been resolved. We want to reiterate that supporting these campaigns is an exciting new part of our business. We are working closely with industry-leaders like IndieGoGo and adapting our processes and policies to better serve the innovative companies that are relying on PayPal and crowd funding campaigns to grow their businesses.
Ex SNK / King of Fighters devs managed to raise over $118,000 through
What’s more, they provide no option to discuss, stating we should ‘contact us closer to the release date beginning of next year’ to arrange
releaseof the funds .“We appreciate irony as much as the next person, but PayPal refusing to provide funds legitimately raised to complete a game until after the game is released isn’t just beyond ridiculous – it potentially derails the game development.
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