Asmodee Digital and Plug In Digital Form a New Strategic Partnership for Global Video Gaming Distribution
Digital Affiliate of the Renowned Board Gaming Leader Arranges a Strong Partnership with a Thriving Indie Game Distributor in Order to Boost its Digital Growth
Paris — March 8, 2018 — Asmodee Digital, an expert in board gaming adaptations, along with Plug In Digital, one of the foremost video game distributors in Europe, are proud to announce their newly formed partnership forging a world-wide distribution agreement.
Asmodee Digital has developed, published and distributed more than 20 PC-titles based on its many popular board game franchises. This new agreement allows Plug In Digital to distribute their entire catalogue through more than 80 distribution partners throughout the world. Plug In Digital deeply values its expertise in various distribution networks and strategies, forged through years of partnerships with various distribution platforms, Cloud Gaming specialists and local publishers – especially in China and South America, where Plug In Digital has a strong presence.
“We are very happy to conclude this partnership with Plug In Digital” stated Pierre Ortolan, CEO of Asmodee Digital. “This new venture is a real boost to our digital strategy, as it allows us to strengthen and consolidate our presence in the PC market, which is a great and complementary growth-driver in our strategy. We will be able to fully rely on the expertise of our new digital partner and reach a new milestone in our international development.”
“We are delighted to bring our digital expertise to the French Leader in board gaming and help them to develop their presence in the video game market.” said Francis Ingrand, CEO of Plug In Digital. “Asmodee Digital represents a formidable catalog of popular licenses and successful PC adaptations and we will be proud to promote their games to our partners throughout the world. Actually, they are already asking for them!”
Asmodee Digital is already proposing more than 20 PC games adapted from their popular board games, like Pathfinder Adventures, Splendor, Ticket to Ride, Small World 2, Carcassonne, as well as more recent games like Terraforming Mars, Pandemic, and Scythe Digital Edition which will soon be part of its already sprawling catalogue. Plug In Digital will be in charge of distribution of these titles across all of its digital partners.
About Plug In Digital
Started in 2012, Plug In Digital is one of the largest independent video game distributors. We help studios and publishers distributing and publishing their games worldwide through a network of 70+ partners.
We are a driving force behind successes such as Mini Metro, Furi or Deadcells and a key partner for high-profile companies such as Paradox Interactive, Konami, Bigben Interactive, Milestone or Ankama.
In 2017, the company launched Playdius, its publishing brand on PC, Consoles and Mobile.
About Asmodee Digital
Asmodee Digital, a fully owned subsidiary of the Asmodee Group, is an international publisher and distributor of digital board games with operations located in Europe, North America, and China. Asmodee Digital manages the creation, design, development, publishing, and marketing of board and card games on leading digital platforms for Asmodee studios as well as for third-party publishers. The current Asmodee Digital catalog includes best-selling digital games such as Ticket to Ride, Splendor, Pandemic, Small World 2, Mr. Jack London, Lexigo Rush, Story Cubes, Colt Express, Mysterium, Potion Explosion, Onirim, Jaipur, Spot It! Duel, Smash Up, Harald, Carcassonne and digital versions of many other well-known board games.