Glu Mobile and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH Announce Strategic Distribution Partnership for EuropeMay 15th, 2007
Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced a strategic partnership with Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in which Glu will be the exclusive distributor for a wide range of Konami mobile games in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as in Australia and New Zealand.
The multi-year partnership leverages Gluâ€™s strong distribution in these regions, enabling Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH to distribute key properties to a vast audience of mobile consumers. The production of the titles will be led by Konami Digital Entertainment GmbHâ€™s mobile development facilities in Europe, and product lineup and details will be announced shortly. The first titles covered by the partnership will launch in the second half of 2007.
â€œKonami is one of the most respected creators of games for console and handheld platforms,â€ said Kristian Segerstrale, managing director of Glu, EMEA. â€œWe are delighted to extend the reach of Konami Digital Entertainment GmbHâ€™s highly successful titles to a new mobile audience across EMEA and Oceania.â€
â€œGluâ€™s reputation and track record of creating hits on mobile made them the partner of choice for bringing our key titles to mobile gamers in these key regions,â€ added Kunio Neo, President of Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH. â€œOur collaboration with Glu will ensure that the Konami games that people love will be quickly and easily accessible and available to as many consumers as possible.â€
For more information, visit www.glu.com.