UBISOFT BRINGS GAMES FROM EA AND WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT TO UPLAY SHOP
(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 20 February 2013
Release date- 19022013 - Paris, France -Today, Ubisoft announced that top titles from leading video game developers and publishers are now available through Ubisoft's Uplay shop.
PCgamesfrom Electronic Arts, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, 1C Company, bitComposer Games, Bohemia Interactive, Encore Software, Focus Home Interactive, Freebird Games, Iceberg Interactive, Nordic Games, Paradox Interactive, Recoil Games, Robot Entertainment, Telltale Games, Torn Banner Studios and others now can be purchased and downloaded through Uplay shop.
'Ubisoft is committed to continually improving Uplay and making it the most rewarding set of services available to our customers,' saidStephanie Perotti, Worldwide Director of Uplay at Ubisoft.'Adding excellent titles from EA, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and many other top developers to Uplay shop means that players now have more choice in where and how they purchase games online,'
To encourage customers to try the expanded Uplay shop, Ubisoft is offering a free digital copy of DriverSan Francisco Deluxe Edition, From Dust, Might & MagicHeroesVI Deluxe Edition, RaymanOrigins, The Settlers 7 Gold Edition or World in Conflict: Complete Edition, with the purchase of any game priced EUR19.90 or higher (excluding pre-orders) [EMEA] from today through March 4. In addition, Uplay members can redeem all Assassin's Creed3 and Far Cry3 Uplay rewards for free during the promotion.
'We're thrilled to be bringing EA titles to Uplay and Ubisoft titles to Origin - the more choice for consumers, the better in today's gaming world,' said Michael Blank, Vice President of Production for Origin at EA. 'Offering games like Dead Space 3, Need for Speed Most Wanted and more on Uplay is a great opportunity to reach even more PC gamers worldwide.'
Among the numerous third-party games that will be available through Uplay shop players will be able to download Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers (bitComposer), Arma 2: Complete Collection (Bohemia Interactive), Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), Chivalry (Torn Banner Studios), Crusader Kings II (Paradox Interactive), Crysis 3 (EA), Endless Space (Iceberg Interactive), King's Bounty: Warriors of the North (1C Company), Orcs Must Die 2 (Robot Entertainment), Rochard (Recoil Games), The Book of Unwritten Tales (Nordic Games), The Walking Dead(Telltale Games) and To The Moon (Freebird Games).
Pre-orders for titles like EA's SimCity Limited Edition are also available. In addition, Ubisoft announced that it is now selling its games through EA's Origin digital download service, including Assassins Creed III and Far Cry 3. For more information, please visitwww.origin.com.
Uplay offers 50M members across PC, console and mobile platforms a rich set of services including a friends list and messaging, cloud saves, achievements, social challenges and more. Using their Uplay identity, gamers have access to a unique program which rewards them with exclusive content and events for their loyalty across any Ubisoft game, and on any platform.
About 1C Company
1C Company specializes in distribution, publishing and development of business, entertainment andeducational software. Founded in 1991, 1C has become the largest publisher and distributor of computer and video games in Eastern and Central Europe. 1C Company is widely acknowledged as a game developer and has several internal studios. Internal development of 1C includes IL-2 Sturmovik series and Theatre of War series. 1C Company works as a publisher and producer with over 30 independent development studios and has produced over 100 projects for PC and consoles including titles like Rig'n'Roll, Space Rangers, Soldiers: Heroes of World War II, Faces of War, Men of War series, Perimeter, Fantasy Wars, Death to Spies, King's Bounty: The Legend, King's Bounty: Armored Princess and King's Bounty: Crossworlds, Off-Road Drive, Real Warfare 2: Northern Crusades, King's Bounty: Warriors of the North. In 2012 1C Company launched its iOs apps series for iPhone & iPad. For more information on 1C please go to our website atwww.1cpublishing.com
About bitComposer Games
bitComposer Entertainment AG publishes all its retail products for PC, console and handheld platforms under the label bitComposer Games. bitComposer Entertainment AG is based in Eschborn, Germany, and is an independent publisher of PC and computer games. The company focuses on the international commercialization of entertainment products for the classic PC, console and handheld platforms, while its subsidiary, bitComposer Online GmbH, has been set up to specialize in the rapidly growing online games market. bitComposer Entertainment AG works with experienced development teams and service providers worldwide to develop in-house projects, licensed titles and commissioned productions. For more information on bitComposer, please visit:www.bitComposer.com
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, tablets and social networks. EA has more than 275 million registered players and operates in 75 countries.
In fiscal 2012, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.1 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such as The Sims, Madden NFL, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed, Battlefield and Mass Effect. More information about EA is available athttp://info.ea.com.
About Focus Home Interactive
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide - such as Blood Bowl, Wargame European Escalation, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway, Cities XL and also Cycling Manager and Farming Simulator.
During first half of 2013, Focus will publish ambitious games such as Wargame AirLand Battle, the sequel to Wargame European Escalation, the impressive real time strategy game from the creators of ' R.U.S.E. '; Mars War Logs, the new Cyberpunk role-playing game from Spiders Studio for Xbox LIVE, PlayStationNetwork and PC, and also the console versions of Farming Simulator, the #1 farming simulation game and international best-seller.
The second half of 2013 will be just as exciting, with the release of the Tour de France official games for consoles and PC; the new adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and Blood Bowl 2.
About Iceberg Interactive
Iceberg Interactive is an independent video game publisher founded in 2009 by an international group of games industry veterans and is located in Haarlem, The Netherlands. While keeping its roots in the European retail games market, Iceberg has rapidly increased its focus towards the global digital games market, by building strong direct relationships with dozens of Game Portals. Staffed with avid gamers, Iceberg works closely with an international assembly of game developers, both midsize and indie. With a distinct focus on the strategy, action, simulation and adventure game genres, the company has garnered attention with acclaimed releases including Killing Floor, Wings of Prey, APB Reloaded and Endless Space among its 50+ game arsenal - with more promising games in the pipeline. For more information about Iceberg Interactive, please visit our Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/IcebergInteractive ref=hl
About Nordic Games GmbH
Nordic Games GmbH is a wholly owned publishing subsidiary of Nordic Games Group AB. Founded in 2011, the Vienna/Austria based company Nordic Games GmbH puts great emphasis on its extensive game catalogue. The core portfolio comprises products and brands which have been acquired from JoWooD Entertainment AG and DreamCatcher Interactive Inc., and further IPs and trademarks follow constantly.
The company will pursue the long-term goal of delivering quality products that live up to expectations of gamers worldwide. For more information, please visitwww.nordicgames.at.
About Recoil Games
Recoil Games is a privately-held game development company focused on the creation of original
entertainment properties for games and other media. The company's core expertise is in the development of premium PC and mobile games that bring together adventure, gameplay and action in exciting new ways.
Recoil is based in Helsinki, Finland. For more information about Recoil Games visit www.recoilgames.com andwww.RochardTheGame.com.
About Telltale, Inc.
Telltale is a leading independent developer and publisher of games for every major gaming platform and is the pioneer of the episodic delivery of digital gaming content. By developing games as series and successfully releasing on a schedule, they create longer consumer engagement than traditional games for each release. Founded in 2004 by games industry veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader, establishing the model for successful episodic game creation and digital publishing. Telltale has
sold more than 5 million episodes since 2005. Telltale's reputation for quality has been established across more than 25 published releases, winning numerous awards including 'Adventure Game of the Year' accolades from publications such as IGN, PC Gamer, GameSpy, and Adventure Gamers. Telltale has also been recognized by mainstream outlets ranging from USA Today, to The New YorkTimes and Variety. Telltale is a fully licensed third party publisher on Xbox 360, PlayStation3, and Wii and also publishes games on thePC, Mac, and Apple iOS platforms. For more information visit www.telltalegames.com.
AboutWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment:
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY software 2013 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Developed by Rocksteady Studios Ltd. Microsoft, Windows, the Windows Vista Start button, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, Xbox, 'Games for Windows' and the Windows Vista Start button logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft. 'PlayStation' is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
BATMAN and all characters, their distinctive likenesses, and related elements are trademarks of DC Comics 2013. All Rights Reserved.
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Origin, Dead Space, The Sims, SimCity and Need for Speed are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. Mass Effect is a trademark of EA International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. FIFA is the property of its respective owner and used with permission. Crysis is a registered trademark of Crytek GmbH.All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Recoil Games and Rochard are registered trademarks of Recoil Games, Ltd.
Endless Space 2012 Amplitude Studios. Developed by Amplitude Studios. Licensed to and published by Iceberg Interactive B.V. All rights reserved.
2012 Telltale, Inc. THE WALKING DEAD is 2012 Robert Kirkman, LLC. Based on the Comic Book by Robert Kirkman, Tony Mooreand Charlie Adlard. Telltale and the Telltale Games logo are trademarks of Telltale, Inc. All rights reserved.
Wargame: European Escalation 2012 Eugen Systems and Focus Home Interactive. Developed by Eugen Systems. Published by Focus Home Interactive. Wargame: European Escalation, Focus, Focus Home Interactive and their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Focus Home Interactive. All rights reserved. R.U.S.E, IRISZOOM are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other names, trademarks and logos are property of their respective owners
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2011-12 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of EUR 1.061 billion. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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