Gameloft supports the launch of Windows® Marketplace for Mobile with 11 titles in their first wave
Paris – Gameloft, an international developer and publisher of downloadable video games, announced its support for Windows® Marketplace for Mobile by offering a catalog of 11 games on the new online store. Launched today, the new marketplace offers applications for Windows phones.
Windows Mobile technology enables the Gameloft development team to create a catalog offering a rich gaming experience. The technology coupled with Windows Marketplace forMobile, position these devices as one of the best gaming platforms for smartphones. The variety of the 11 titles offered guarantee that each user will find what they are looking for whether that be racing: Asphalt 4: Elite Racing and Ferrari GT: Evolution; sport games: with Real Football 2010 and NFL 2010 (US and Canada only); action and adventure games: Spider-Man: Toxic City, Prince of Persia, Gangstar 2: Kings of L.A, The Oregon Trail (US and Canada only); or casual games: UNO™, Texas Hold’Em Poker. Most of these games will be available via Windows Marketplace for Mobile starting today, however some will arrive shortly after.
The games will be available for all Windows phones that support extensive multimedia functions with full 3D graphics, touch screen and accelerometer such as the HTC Touch Pro 2, the Toshiba Tsunagi and the Acer F1.
“We are pleased to once again collaborate with Microsoft to make our games available on Windows Marketplace for Mobile. With more than 50 million users throughout the world, Windows Mobile devices have been garnering a lot of interest and excitement among the public for many years,” stated Michel Guillemot, President of Gameloft. “We support Windows Marketplace for Mobile, which offers a new digital distribution channel for Gameloft titles and represents an additional window for users searching for digital entertainment.”
“Gameloft is a key player and market leader in downloadable video games for both mobile phones and consoles games,” said Jason Lim, director of ISV and developer experience at Microsoft. “We are confident that Gameloft will offer high quality games and entertainment to users of new Windows phones through Windows Marketplace for Mobile.”
Gameloft titles will be available in a wide range of countries where Windows Marketplace forMobile is launched.
Gameloft is a leading international publisher and developer of downloadable video games. For 10 years, Gameloft has been established as one of the top innovators in its field. The company creates games for mobile phones, smartphones, iPhone and iPod touch. The total number of game-enabled devices is anticipated to exceed four billion units by 2012. Gameloft games are also available to players on WiiWare, DSiWare, Microsoft Xbox LIVEArcade and PlayStation®Network.
Partnership agreements with leading licenses such as UNO™, Ferrari, Shrek, CSI, Spider-Man and Brothers in Arms allow Gameloft to form strong relationships with international brands. In addition to the partnerships, Gameloft owns and operates titles such as Real Football, Asphalt and Brain Challenge.
Gameloft is present on all the continents with its own production studios, employing over 3,500 developers, and distributes its games in over 100 countries. Gameloft is listed on Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA)
For details, please contact:
Aude Fouquier – 01 58 16 21 55 – [email protected]
For additional information, visit www.gameloft.com