Stockholm, Sweden (July 10, 2008)– GamersGate, a leading PC digital download portal, announced today that renowned games publisher and producer Microïds has made its current catalog including upcoming games, available for digital download on the platform.
The initial titles include Sniper Elite– Berlin 1945, Haegemonia - The Solon Heritage and Chicago 1930, with plans to release the full backlist portfolio including classics such as the Syberia and Dracula series. The first three games are already available for download at http://www.gamersgate.com
"The Microïd titles are a perfect fit for our target group and a welcome addition to our growing portfolio, said Theodore Bergquist, CEO of GamersGate. "No other online service has a greater online selection of adventure games and with this partnership we are securing that position further", he continued.
Roch Roustan, Managing Director of Microïds, added: "We are delighted to partner with GamersGate, a key player on the download market. This partnership highlights our commitment to provide gamers with our full catalogue on all major download platforms".
GamersGate is a leading digital distribution platform, providing ready gaming experiences for gamers worldwide– anytime, anywhere. Viewed as a strong contender in the digital download arena, GamersGate continues to redefine the download industry. Future strategies include the launch of several additional services, and the further aggressive expansion of its product portfolio, from a wide range of internationally recognized publishers. http://www.gamersgate.com.
Microïds is one of the leading adventure games producers and publishers in the U.S., Canada and Europe. With an ongoing focus on hiring the industry's best and brightest new talents, Microïds is home to the teams that develop and create innovative games and interactive programs. Microïds has one of the world's first and largest adventure catalogues, bringing together titles from Index+, Wanadoo Edition and Microïds. International successes include Still Life, Syberia (adventures of Kate Walker), Amerzone and Dracula.
For more information, visit www.microids.com.