PayPal has further accelerated the movement to offer its cryptocurrency-related services. All accounts in the United States are now compatible, and the purchase limit has been increased again.
PayPal accelerates the exit of its crypto services
PayPal’s crypto services were announced at the end of last October, and they were facing particularly strong demand . The online payments provider had already increased the limits for buying cryptoassets from $ 10,000 to $ 15,000. PayPal had also confirmed that the waiting lists to access its crypto services were “ 2 to 3 times longer“ than what the company expected.
This is probably why PayPal has decided to get rid of waiting lists, and to offer the purchase and sale of cryptocurrency to all users located in the United States . This was confirmed by an update to the press release issued by the company.
In addition to this opening to all US customers, the payment company confirmed that the purchase limits were again increased ‚re up to $ 20 000 , which is double the limit there are only three weeks .
PayPal ready to spill everything in its path?
What about other users? PayPal initially confirmed that cryptocurrency payments will be released at the start of 2021 for France and other countries around the world. But it is possible that the payments giant will choose to step up the pace for these new territories as well.
“You currently cannot send your crypto-assets to family or friends, use your crypto-assets to procure goods or services, [you cannot] withdraw your crypto-assets from your crypto- hub to an external wallet. „
This huge limitation does not appear to have shattered the appetites of users in the United States when it comes to cryptocurrency. It should also be noted that PayPal specifies that its crypto services operate in a vacuum “ currently“ . If the payments giant eventually decides to open up its ecosystem , it could very well compete with the largest purchasing platforms in the sector …