CorporateNovember 23 2009
Gameloft Partners with Capcom® for Distribution Deal Across Europe
Paris – Gameloft, a leading publisher and developer of downloadable video games, today announced a deal with Capcom Mobile™ to publish six upcoming mobile titles: Resident Evil: Uprising, Street Fighter Alpha, Super Puzzle Fighter™ II Turbo, Lost Planet™ 2, Dead Rising™ 2 and Where’s Wally 2. The highly anticipated mobile games will become available to a wider consumer base in Europe, The Middle East, and Africa through Gameloft’s extensive distribution channels. This is the first partnership between Gameloft and Capcom.
With a network of over 180 carriers’ worldwide across 80 countries, Gameloft has the resources, tools and know-how to distribute Capcom’s games to a broad base of consumers in Europe.
"At Gameloft we have pretty high standards when it comes to game development and distribution," said Gonzague de Vallois, senior vice president of publishing, Gameloft. "These are great titles coming from Capcom and we are very excited to partner with them to bring these games to all consumers using different distribution channels and marketing resources."
"Gameloft has tremendous strength with its massive distribution network in Europe," said Matt Gillis, executive vice president of publishing, Capcom Mobile. "The company has continually proven to excel at publishing the best games for all types of audiences and we are fully confident that this partnership will not only benefit both parties involved, but most importantly the end user."
The mobile games are scheduled for release in 2010.
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 LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network.
Partnership agreements with leading licenses such as UNO™, Ferrari, Shrek, CSI, Spider-Man and Sonic 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 3,300 developers, and distributes its games in over 100 countries. Gameloft is listed on Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA)
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment. Founded in 1983, the company has created world-renowned franchises including Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man, Breath of Fire, Devil May Cry and the Onimusha series. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan the company maintains operations in the U.S., The United Kingdom, Germany, Tokyo, Korea and Hong Kong. More information about Capcom and its products can be found on the company's web site at www.capcom.com.