Have you ever wanted to buy games and apps online but don't have a credit card to buy it? Are you sick of missing Steam's super sale during holiday season? We'll it is not a problem now, we'll introduce you to Globe's GCash American Express Virtual Pay, an easy and convenient way to buy apps and games online! 

So many games and apps to choose from! You can now buy them instantly online! Woohoo!

Imagine buying your favorite games on Steam, buying precious gems on Clash of Clans in the Play Store, buying your favorite Xbox and Playstation games! And it's not just apps! You can practically buy anything online that uses the American Express payment method like in buying on famous online shopping sites - ebay and Amazon. Holiday season is approaching, you should hurry in applying to GCash American Express Virtual Pay as there would be great games sale! As in cheap original games from your favorite online stores and game publishers.

The GCash American Express Virtual Card is a prepaid virtual card connected to your GCash mobile wallet. It lets you shop conveniently online, both from local and international sites. It also provides you with added security in the form of a card that won't get stolen, and a security code that can be renewed easily! So let's get started!

STEP 1: Register at your Globe number to GCash:

It's very easy to get you started using your GCash. Simply follow the steps:

Step 1: Dial *143# for FREE using your Globe mobile or download the GCash mobile app
Step 2: Look for "GCash"
Step 3: Click "Register"
Step 4: Enter the following information to complete your registration
- 4-digit GCash PIN
- Year of birth
- Address
- First Name
- Last Name
- Age (optional)
Step 5: Once done, wait for the confirmation message that will be sent to your Globe phone.

Special Note: Registration to GCash is FREE!

STEP 2: Register to GCash American Express Virtual pay

Simply go to www.globe.com.ph/gcash-amex and follow the instructions below:

Step 1: Select "Register"
Step 2: Enter your mobile number and email address
Step 3: Click "Submit"
Step 4: Wait for the passcode which will be sent to you via SMS
Step 5: Verify the details displayed, and then enter the passcode provided via SMS at the application page
Step 6: Wait for the email containing the GCASH American Express Virtual Card Digital Handbook with Account Details and Shipping Address together with the Terms and Conditions.
Step 7: Key-in the passcode sent to you via SMS to open your Digital Handbook.
Step 8: Wait for the email from MSB to activate your MSB Account.

Or you can hit *143# on your mobile phone, select the GCash option and then Register to the GCash Amex. Fill in the required steps. A text message will confirm that your registration is successful

STEP 3: Register with Globe KYC (Know-Your-Customer)

"Know Your Customer" is a process required by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to validate the identity of a customer availing of a financial transaction (in this case, GCASH). It's a one-time face-to-face requirement that entails the said customer to present one VALID ID to an authorized GCASH KYC outlet.

- Visit any authorized GCash Know Your Customer Outlets and present your VALID ID.
- Fill-up the GCash form with the required personal details (make sure to fill in the correct data).
- The outlet's customer service representative will then take your photo.
- You will receive an SMS Notification that you have been included in our Know Your Customer database. This message will contain an MPIN. Reply with the said MPIN to confirm receipt of the SMS notification.

For more info go here: http://www.globe.com.ph/help/gcash/kyc

You can now successfully buy online! Let's get started now! Check out the tutorials and details below on how easy and convenient to use GCash Amex!

How to buy via Google Play on GCash Amex

On Google Play, you can search for the games or apps that you want to purchase and you can hit the buy button like in the screenshot above.

Place your GCash details, if your sure about the info, you can dial *143#. Select GCash -> GCash American Express Virtual Pay -> View account details and a text message will display your details for the virtual card. Place your personal GCash American Express Virtual Card details and click Save. (You must choose US as your location as GCash Amex provides you a US address, cool isn't it?)

Click buy and you will proceed to the next step. This is exciting!

You can see that the payment is processing, kindly wait for a moment when it'll finish.

Congratulations! Your payment has been accepted! You now own that app and paly with it now! Take note that this works even for buying via Android phone. Also same steps apply. Happy shopping!

Also if you want other guides and info on buying at Google Play via GCash Amex, you can check it out here: http://www.globe.com.ph/help/gcash/gaming/googleplay

How to buy on Xbox via GCash Amex
So you are an Xbox player or own an Xbox and don't know how to purchase games on Xbox Live? You might want to buy during Xbox Live Sale, as the games are very cheap, like $50 worth of game goes down into $5 worth, much chaeper than going on stores to buy CDs. I'll teach you how to buy online using the GCash American Express Virtual Pay, follow the steps below:

First, you must need a valid Microsoft account. If you have no account yet kindly register:
If you have an account (which is required on Xbox itself), you can go to: http://www.xbox.com/en-US/ to start buying your games and DLCs. What's great to the GCash American Virtual Pay is that it provides you a US address, you can use that as your main billing and delivery address, as Xbox doesn't have support for Philippines yet and other countries outside US.

You will need to login and click the My Account in the drop down menu indicated in the screenshot below to see the Payment & billing button on your dashboard.

Click the Payment and billing button and you will proceed in the next step. 

Place your GCash Amex Virtual Card info as indicated on the screenshot below:

If you do not know your GCash Amex card details follow these steps:
- Dial *143# on your mobile phone. 
- Select GCash -> GCash American Express Virtual Pay -> View account details and a text message will display your details for the vistual card

Place you card info
After you have entered the details correctly, you can now hit Next

You will be prompted by the pop-up if your card details were correct, hit Save info to complete the process. Wait while the Xbox Live verifies your card details. (Note: You will deducted about $1 for verification of the card which will be refunded after few days, so you need extra funds in your GCash wallet)

Okay after the successful verification of your card, you can now buy games! Yeah, you heard it right! You can now search and buy your favorite games in the Xbox Store. In my case the Need for Speed game is on sale for as cheap as $5. I've been fan of racing games and this is the right time to purchase one. 

On any games page, click the buy and this pop-out will appear. Select your payment method, if there are other methods registered, otherwise just click the Confirm button. Kindly wait for the process of completing and verifying of your transaction. Usually takes about a few seconds. 

Aye! The purchase is now complete! You can now download and play it in your Xbox console! Happy gaming!

For Steam players you can now buy your favorite DOTA costumes and other downloadable contents, you can see the guide on how to purchase here: http://www.globe.com.ph/help/gcash/gaming/steam

For Playstation users - you can now buy $10 or $50 PlayStation Store codes or even subscribe to PlayStation Plus membershipyou can see the guide on how to purchase herehttp://www.globe.com.ph/help/gcash/gaming/playstation

Apple Store / iTunes
For Apple users wanting to purchase songs, games, videos and other media, you can refer to the guide on how to purchase here:http://www.globe.com.ph/help/gcash/gaming/apple

For more tutorials on how to buy into other consoles, shopping carts or other systems you can refer to the tutorial provided by Globe GCash: http://www.globe.com.ph/gcashamexgaming

GCash Amex to Paypal
Yes! You can event connect it to Paypal! 

To do so, you can follow the guide provided here:  http://www.globe.com.ph/help/gcash/amex/paypal

So now that you have a GCash Amex account and know how to purchase online! Start the fun and enjoy now! It's that convenient and easy.

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