Amazon said this morning that its Amazon Rewards Visa card — you know, the one the company tries to get you to sign up for when you buy stuff online — will now work with Apple Pay, the new mobile payments system that rolled out for the iPhone 6 this week.
The initial lack of support sparked conspiracy theories online as rumors spread that Amazon specifically opted out of its rival’s mobile payments system, which would have been notable because of the Amazon card’s association with Chase, one of Apple’s major launch partners.
However, an Amazon spokesman debunked those theories in response to a GeekWire inquiry this week, saying that the company was working to make it possible to add and use the Amazon credit card with Apple Pay.
Now it has happened, with the Amazon card now listed among those compatible with Apple Pay. Still no word on what caused the delay.
Separately, GeekWire has been testing Apple Pay in a variety of different situations, and we’ll be publishing the results later today.