PayMaya launches PlayMaya for Gamers, opens with 50% Balikbayad Cashback Weekend!

Get 50% Balikbayad Cashback when you purchase your gaming pins with PayMaya as they launch an exciting in-app effort called PlayMaya for the budding pinoy gamer!

Forging another pioneering move, PayMaya launches a new effort geared towards gamers this 2021. Revealing how video gaming (in either console, PC or mobile platform) is now a mainstay in the Pinoy’s digital life, PayMaya, a big player in digital financing services is leveling up and breaking new grounds with the launch of PlayMaya — an in-app services that not only brings about quick conveniences for millions of Pinoy gamers but offers exciting rewards as well!

PayMaya account holders get access to more than 290 digital gaming products including (but not limited to) purchasing gaming pins and in-game currency on today’s most popular video games like Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Genshin Impact, Steam Credits even Nintendo e-Shop Credits, Xbox and PlayStation Network (US) Credits as well!

“PayMaya has always enabled the digital lifestyle of Filipinos through our fintech innovations. Earlier this year, we elevated the shopping experience of our customers with the PayMaya Mall. Now, millions of PayMaya users can gain instant access to an awesome, all-in-one gaming experience–filled with exclusive rewards, engaging games, and exciting content–just by pressing ‘Play’ on their PayMaya app,” said Heidi Garayblas, Head of Growth Marketing Partnerships for PayMaya Philippines. 

Exclusive deals can be sought after through the PlayMaya In-App button like getting discounted prices for in-game currency example for Mobile Legend: Bang-Bang players, you can get as much as PHP 250 discount on Diamond purchases! Plus, all of these purchases are part of PayMaya’s BalikBayad program where you can get exciting cashback and save more money. As an introductory offer, PayMaya is rewarding users with exclusive gaming deals. From May 14-16, PayMaya users who will buy gaming pins can enjoy a 50% cashback for each transaction (terms and conditions apply).


In support of PlayMaya, top brands including realme and Smart are also offering great deals from May 14 to June 4:

  • Customers will get a chance to win awesome devices from realme including a Narzo 30A smartphone, gaming kits, and Buds Q2 when they purchase MLBB or PUBG top-ups in the PayMaya app.
  • Smart is raffling off 30 diamonds to 100 winners who will buy the GIGA GAMES 99 load package in the PayMaya app for their gaming needs.

Among the first PayMaya users to experience a more awesome gameplay with PlayMaya is popular streamer and content creator, Cong TV, who was introduced as the official PlayMaya ambassador. Cong TV has been using PayMaya to enjoy cashless convenience in his gaming purchases for years, aside from the usual services it offers such as paying bills and shopping online. With the newly-launched PlayMaya service, Cong TV is able to enjoy leveled-up perks and rewards for his gaming needs, no matter what type of game he plays.

The Opening of the PlayMaya Tournament

In line with the launch of PlayMaya, PayMaya also kicked off the PlayMaya Tournament, which will see mobile gamers from all around the country battle it out to come out on top in some of the most popular mobile games today such as Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Call of Duty Mobile, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile. This tournament is open to any and all aspiring mobile gamers to team up and win up to 2 Million Peso Prize Pool PER GAME

In addition to this, PayMaya is also giving away over P4 million worth of prizes to the participants. These include gadgets and cash prizes from partners, realme and Smart, which brings the PlayMaya Tournament’s prize pool to over P10 million!

Interested players can sign up for their preferred game starting on May 14 by pressing the Play button on the PayMaya app, or by registering through Smart Padala agents across the country.

To sign up using the PayMaya app, users can follow these simple steps:

  1. Open the PayMaya app
  2. Tap the Play tile
  3. Tap the banner for the PlayMaya tournament registration and tap register via PayMaya app
  4. Fill out the form with the requested details
  5. After form is submitted, wait for a tournament representative to get in touch for updates and next steps

Players can also sign up through the Smart Padala agent in their neighborhood by following the instructions below:

  1. At the Smart Padala agent, scan the QR code on the poster for the PlayMaya tournament
  2. Tap register via Smart Padala Store
  3. Fill out the form with the requested details
  4. After form is submitted, wait for a tournament representative to get in touch for updates and next steps

Enjoy all of these gaming perks, prizes and tournaments with PayMaya. If you haven’t downloaded the app yet, you owe yourself to do so. Here’s a quick link to check it out: 

We’ve been advocates of the cashless spending app as early as 2017 especially when they helped us survive Tokyo Game Show’s massive merch booth with just a PayMaya card!