After months of teasing, AMC Theatres launched online Bitcoin payment for the first time

American movie giant AMC Cinemas finally adopted Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin) Is used to make online payments after trying out new payment options for several months.

Adam Allen, CEO of AMC Announce On Thursday, the company now proudly accepts four major cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum (Ethereum), Bitcoin Cash (Bitcoin cash) And Litecoin (LTC) For online payment.

Aron stated that new payment methods already accounted for 14% of AMC’s total online transactions, adding that cryptocurrencies have joined traditional payment methods such as Apple Pay, Google Pay and PayPal, the CEO wrote.

Dogecoin (dog), a popular memetic cryptocurrency that has soared 9,000% in the past year and will become the next online payment digital currency accepted by AMC, Aron pointed out.He promised before AMC will support DOGE payment of tickets After his 140,000 Twitter polls convinced the company to accept cryptocurrency as payment.

Aron eventually conducted a similar poll on Shiba Inu (SHIB), another popular meme cryptocurrency Market value exceeds Dogecoin Late October.

Latest news and AMC plans to launch Bitcoin payment for movie tickets By the end of 2021. The company announced the plan in August and finally expanded the list of supported cryptocurrencies with coins such as ETH, BCH, LTC, and DOGE.

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AMC has been steadily approaching its goal of accepting cryptocurrency payments by the end of the year. Encrypted payment launched for the first time Purchase digital gift cards in early October.

The company did not immediately respond to Cointelegraph’s request for comment.