Hamburg , July 27, 2011 - The file-storage platform 4shared.com is expanding its online portfolio by offering a new, globally available gaming portal http://www.4shared.com/onlinegames/, where games won’t just be downloadable but available directly in the browser. The online-game provider Bigpoint ( http://www.bigpoint.com/) is now 4shared.com’s exclusive cooperation partner and will provide a large number of its games.
From the very start, Seafight, DarkOrbit, Farmerama, Zoomumba, SkyRama and Battlestar Galactica Online will all be playable on the 4shared gaming platform. More games will be added over the coming months. The games will be universally available and playable in English, German, Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian.
4shared isn’t just looking to reach game-loving target groups with their new product offers but are trying to expand their platform beyond the bounds of just file storage. Bigpoint will now also reach out to the millions of new 4shared.com users around the world.
“4shared.com is a website with one of the highest user bases worldwide,” states Nils Holger Henning, CCO at Bigpoint. “We’re very excited to offer our successful games to new user groups via our latest cooperation partner 4shared.”
Andrew Liulko, Head of Sales and PR at 4shared had this to say: “The integration of Bigpoint games onto our portal will greatly expand our entertainment selection. This is the first time we’re integrating online games and are excited to see how our users will respond.”
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Bigpoint ( http://www.bigpoint.com) is an online-game developer, publisher and content provider for large media concerns. Bigpoint-developed games are played by over 200 million people in more than 25 languages, are free-to-play anytime, anywhere, and require no download or installation. The company’s portfolio includes games in a quality which until now was associated exclusively with CD or console games. Over 700 employees from some 35 countries work at the world’s largest supplier of browser-based games; at the company headquarters in Hamburg, Germany or at one of the other locations in Berlin, San Francisco, São Paulo and Malta. For more information or press material, please visit the press area at www.bigpoint.net.
Founded in 2005, 4shared.com is a file-storage platform. Roughly 16,000,000 users visit the site daily, which puts it at the number 72 spot on the Alexa worldwide top-sites list. 4shared offers a search function and allows users to upload and download files to their account. Users on 4shared.com can store up to 15 GB of files and upload up to 200 MB.