Google explicitly says that this change is merely cosmetic and the systems’ overall functionalities will remain unchanged, which should be a sign of relief for those who are used to things happening a certain way.
The service will work seamlessly with all compatible apps, services, and retailers that have previously supported either of the company’s payment methods. Airbnb, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse, Instacart are merely some of the apps and services that are already fully compliant with Google Pay.
By the way, you should begin seeing the Google Pay logo pop up at numerous brick and mortar stores in the coming weeks.
In the future, Google said that it will bring “these experiences to Tez users in India”, without clarifying on what exactly that means. Perhaps Tez too will be branded as Google Pay, even though it is not the same as Google Wallet or Android Pay as it uses the UPI payment system made in India.