Wechat launched a “card payment” option with which users can make fast payment at supported retail chains; this payment is either using remaining fund in Wechat Wallet or linked to the user’s bank ATM card.
Currently there are only 9 supported retail chains:
Users can make fast payments under RMB300, faster than using a credit card, with a quick scan of the auto generated 2D code. Retailers wishing to utilize this payment option can apply to Wechat and self develop the function using provided API.
By the end of Q2 2014, the combined MAU of Weixin (Chinese version of Wechat) and WeChat were 438 million, an increase of 11% QoQ or an increase of 57% YoY.