Finally, Apple Pay has arrived in Germany this evening, which allows iPhone and Apple Watch users in the country to finally take advantage of the contactless mobile payments service if their card issuer supports it.
At the release date, Apple Pay partners in Germany (which includes American Express, Deutsche Bank, Hanseatic Bank, HypoVereinsbank, Edenred, Comdirect, Fidor Bank, and mobile banks and payment services o2, N26, boon, bunq, and VIMpay), may take until the end of the day before the rollout is fully finished.
MacRumors readers and Twitter users are starting to share screenshots of their Apple Pay cards in the Wallet app on iPhone.
Apple Pay first had been released in the United States in October 2014, and since has expanded into many other countries which includes the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Belgium, China, Singapore, Switzerland, France, Japan, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Russia, New Zealand, Brazil, Poland, Ireland, and the Ukraine.
Apple has also recently updated the list of German banks which will offer Apple Pay in 2019, like ING, Consorsbank, and Deutsche Kreditbank.