Kickstarter’s payment system experiences downtime, some backers unable to contribute

Funded With KickstarterAmazon Payments, the payment processing system Kickstarter uses for its United States-based projects, experienced an outage yesterday for approximately four hours, raising concerns from project runners about the overall success of their campaigns.

The outage was site-wide, but especially prompted responses from those campaigns entering their final hours. According to an update from City State Entertainment’s Camelot Unchained, the project was “set back a bit.”

“During one of our busiest times and best runs of this campaign, the vast majority of backers weren’t able to pledge for our, or any other, game on Kickstarter,” the update reads.

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