HILVERSUM, Netherlands – April 4, 2012 – Spil Games, a global leader in online gaming, today announced a partnership with leading cross-platform social game developer Digital Chocolate. The partnership will give Digital Chocolate access to Spil Games’ massive global audience of more than 170 million monthly unique users for its groundbreaking sci-fi game, Galaxy Life, while adding to Spil Games’ growing catalogue of entertaining social games for teens and families.
As part of the partnership, dedicated teams from Spil Games and Digital Chocolate will work closely together to ensure that Galaxy Life and future titles are optimised for maximum exposure, revenue and longevity across all Spil Games platforms. Additionally, the Spil Games API will give Digital Chocolate the ability to quickly and easily scale across multiple languages, reaching a wide, global audience.
“Spil Games’ impressive global user base and expertise in reaching targeted segments like teens and families made this a natural fit,” said Jason Loia, Digital Chocolate COO. “Moreover, they were able to customise their offering to our needs and take on the cost and effort of marketing our games to their audience. This enables our developers to focus on what they’re best at – developing unique and exciting cross-platform social games without worrying about user acquisition costs.”
“Galaxy Life is a welcome addition to the Spil Games social games collection,” said Peter Driessen, Spil Games CEO. “This partnership is another indication that our unique offering, which enables developers to achieve revenue, as well as scale across multiple age segments and languages, resonates with the AAA developer community.”
Galaxy Life – a free-to-play game that challenges users to compete with friends and strangers for intergalactic reign – will be available across Spil Games’ social gaming platforms beginning in April, with more Digital Chocolate games to follow. Spil Game’s social-gaming platforms are offered in 19 languages, including tailored channels for girls ( www.girlsgogames.com), teens ( www.agame.com), and families ( www.gamesgames.com).
About Digital Chocolate
Digital Chocolate has rapidly emerged as a leader in cross-platform social games. Best known for Zombie Lane, Army Attack, Millionaire City, and MMA Pro Fighter. Digital Chocolate has been the fastest-growing maker of Facebook social games with virtual goods in 2010 and led all software companies in App Store downloads in 2009. Focused on original brands and technology for a wide variety of platforms, the company has made over 100 different award-winning games and works with 200 leading web and mobile channel partners in 80 countries. Digital Chocolate has operations in San Mateo, Seattle, Helsinki, Barcelona, St. Petersburg, Bangalore, and Mexicali.
About Spil Games
Spil Games’ mission is to unite the world in play through a localised global network of online social-gaming platforms tailored to girls, teens and families. These platforms, localised in 15 languages, entertain 170 million unique visitors from around the world each month. These casual, social games encourage players to connect and challenge themselves and each other while sharing their creativity. Additionally, Spil Games is present on mobile devices through browser-based and native application versions of the company’s targeted social-gaming platforms. For more information, please visit www.spilgames.com.
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