Marvel Super Hero Squad Online Celebrates 4 Million Players With Heroes, Missions, a Redesigned Website and Expansion of its U.S. Servers to Europe

San Mateo, CA – November 12 th, 2012 - Gazillion Entertainment, a leader in massively multiplayer online (MMO) gaming, is proud to announce that Marvel Super Hero Squad Online, the free-to-play online game featuring Super Heroes from the Marvel Universe, has surpassed 4 million registered players worldwide.  Since the game launched in 2011, millions of missions have been played, and players have defeated innumerable villains playing as their favourite Marvel Super Heroes, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Wolverine and Captain America.

As part of a continuing effort to enhance the online interactive experience, Gazillion is re-launching HeroUp.com, the Marvel Super Hero Squad Online website and game portal. The redesigned HeroUp.com will allow streamlined access to the game and will also serve as the home site for our European players, creating an even more entertaining, immersive and social experience.

“Breaking 4 million registered users is a tremendous achievement for Marvel Super Hero Squad Online and for Gazillion Entertainment,” said David Brevik, President and COO of Gazillion Entertainment. “We love the passion that our players have shown for the game, and we are excited to continue to put out new and exciting content for them to enjoy.”

We’re very proud of the latest achievements of Super Hero Squad Online and our partner, Gazillion Entertainment,” said Rob Steffens, GM of Marvel Studios. “Most importantly, we’re appreciative of the fans, whose support of the game has made it possible to reach this milestone moment.”  

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online is a free-to-play, family-friendly game where players can team up with friends and adventure as legendary Super Heroes from the expansive Marvel Universe. Players can engage in exhilarating combat, explore interactive environments, and collect thousands of items. Marvel Super Hero Squad Online has over 85 playable heroes to choose from, including Spider-Man, Wolverine, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, Black Widow, Hawkeye and more. Every player has his or her own customizable headquarters, and Marvel Super Hero Squad Online offers more than 30 exciting missions across four zones, arcade games, and a fun Marvel card game.

To sign up and start playing Marvel Super Hero Squad Online for free, visit www.heroup.com.

About Gazillion Entertainment

Gazillion Entertainment is a privately held developer and publisher of free-to-play online games for all ages. Gazillion’s games feature revered brands, superior production quality and unmatched gameplay. For more information on Gazillion please visit www.gazillion.com.

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years.  Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.  For more information visit www.marvel.com.

 


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.