BigWorld goes social at GDC Online

01 October 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BigWorld Technology will soon be available in your favourite web browser. You will be able to run MMOs, virtual worlds and online persistent games in a Windows-PC based browser using BigWorld’s Web Player plug-in. The browser plug-in complements the existing full-screen PC client/server and server-only solutions for consoles and mobile devices. The company will be demonstrating the new technology at the upcoming GDC Online conference in Austin, Texas in October.

Chief Technology Officer of BigWorld, Simon Hayes, said that "The social and casual gaming markets present their own unique challenges - ideally you want to get the game content to the gamer in the quickest, hassle-free way and as cheaply as possible. The BigWorld Web Player brings the solid technology underlying numerous BigWorld Technology online games in the market today to a new arena - PC browsers, with a minimum of installation, security, or development overhead."  The Web Player plug-in will support Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome and Safari.

BigWorld staff will be available for developer meetings and media interviews at GDC Online at the Austin Convention Centre, Texas, from October 5 - 8, 2010. Email appointments@bigworldtech.com  to arrange an appointment.

About the BigWorld Technology Suite

Comprised of the BigWorld Server Software, Content Creation Pipeline, 3D Client Engine Package, Live Management Tools&Instrumentation, the BigWorld Technology Suite is the premier complete and proven massively multiplayer game development solution, providing all of the complex systems required to produce engaging, highly scalable next-generation MMOGs and Virtual Worlds.

About BigWorld Pty Ltd

BigWorld Pty Ltd was formed in 2002 to commercialize years of intense R&D, which started in 1999 and continues to this day. With a direct local presence in the USA, China, Japan and Europe, BigWorld licenses its middleware platform to game studios and publishers around the world to build successful next generation MMOGs and Virtual Worlds. For more information and links to currently released or in production titles, visit www.bigworldtech.com .

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Media Contact: Casey Gregory

Email: caseyg@bigworldtech.com 

Phone: +61 2 6162 5120


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