Cambridge, UK– April 20 2009. Velocix™ ( www.velocix.com), provider of the worlds leading Digital Asset Delivery Network, today announced that it is providing its advanced digital delivery services to Metaboli for their online video game download services. Metaboli is Europe’s leading distributor of video games for download over the Internet and Velocix is being used to optimize delivery of popular game titles including Tomb Raider, GTA4 and Stormrise.
Following their recent acquisition of the American video games distributor GameTap, Metaboli was looking to adapt and harmonize its digital delivery capabilities to accommodate both its existing subscription based offering as well as plans for a new download-to-own service.
“We were working to very tight deadlines for the project and it was crucial for us to be able to rely on a responsive and proactive partner’. Said Olivier Decrock, Chief Operating Officer at Metaboli.“Velocix proved to be extremely helpful and were willing to work closely with us to customize their delivery services to meet our specific requirements.”
Since the acquisition of GameTap, Metaboli has realigned its organization and launched a new website offering both subscription and download-to-own video game services.
The new shop.gametap.com site went live on April 1st, with digital delivery services provided by Velocix.
“We’re delighted to be working with Metaboli as they look to further exploit the web as an effective delivery channel for video games”. Said David Séjourné, Director of Velocix France.“In a very short space of time, we have been able to establish excellent technical and commercial relationships between our companies.”
Olivier Decrock added,“Our new technology platform and partnership with Velocix is just what we need to support our aggressive growth plans. It also positions us well for the introduction of our‘white label’ service in North America later this year.”
Metaboli is the European leader of video games distribution online. Metaboli also offers ISPs and large European Internet portals a delivery platform for online video games distribution. This platform supports subscription-based services whereby, after paying a monthly fee, customers can download and play at will from a large catalogue of video games, as well as selling video games for download. Leading game publishers, including Atari, Codemaster, Eidos, Microsoft, Sega, THQ, Take 2, Ubisoft, etc.– around 20 publishers in total– are using this platform. Metaboli today offers the best catalogue of video games to download in Europe, and one of the best in the world. For more information, visit www.metaboli.com.
Velocix offers the broadest and most innovative range of digital delivery services available today. The Velocix global network provides an Internet fast lane for digital assets such as video, music, software and games. With Velocix, high quality streamed video plays uninterrupted from start to finish and file downloads complete without failure in a fraction of the time. Velocix is relied upon globally by owners of large digital assets to provide unparalleled quality of service and delivery performance, with affordable economics. Velocix does all this whilst providing new levels of control over the global digital asset distribution chain. For more information, visit www.velocix.com.
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