Pirates of the Caribbean and Desperate Housewives Games Available for Digital Download on Metaboli

Paris, February 24, 2008 - Metaboli, Europe’s leading games download platform to Distribute Disney Interactive Studios’ PC Titles in United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy

This month, Metaboli made available its first two Disney Interactive Studios PC titles Pirates of The Caribbean and Desperate Housewives. The next highly-anticipated new release will be Turok– from the company’s Touchstone label– this spring

All titles will be added to both of Metaboli’s cutting edge digital distribution services: Games-on-Demand subscription and Download-to-Own purchase, accessible through Metaboli’s own Websites and across a network of more than 50 white-label distribution partners sites, including Europe’s leading broadband ISPs (Virgin Media, Orange, T-Online and Telecom Italia) and major retailers (GAME, Fnac, Saturn...).

Pierre Forest, Metaboli’s VP Content, comments“Our goal is to bring high-quality gaming experiences like Pirates of the Caribbean and Desperate Housewives to Internet audiences across Europe. Gamers can expect the same level of service from us that they have come to expect from Disney.”

Metaboli will also be powering a Turok Download-to-Own mini-site, enabling promotion of the title directly to internet audiences across Europe. The site will offer a pre-load functionality, allowing consumers to download the file in advance, ready to play immediately the very minute it is released.

About Metaboli

Metaboli is Europe’s leading games download platform. Metaboli is also the only platform in the world offering the possibility to download hundreds of video games for a monthly subscription, or the single game purchase. These offers are available on www.metaboli.com (Games on Demand subscription) and www.gamesplanet.com (Buy and Download), as well as through the white label portals of its 50 European distribution partners. Thanks to its distribution network, Metaboli is the only digital content distributor (present on all of Europe’s four largest Internet Service Providers (ISP): Orange, T-Online, Virgin Media and Telecom Italia. With distribution agreements with the most renowned video games publishers, Metaboli offers the most complete content offer available in Europe, regularly enriched with new titles. A pioneer in the digital distribution of video games, Metaboli has experienced annual growth of over 100% since 2004 with over 100 000 monthly paying subscribers and more than 10 000 games sold per month at the end of 2007.

To find out more: www.metaboli.com and www.gamesplanet.com

Thanks to its own marketing / CRM agency Metaboli also provides publishers a complete e-commerce solution to their digital needs: online shop creation, customer acquisition and loyalty as well as game preparation and hosting. Publishers already using the Metaboli e-commerce solution includeAtari, Codemasters, Crimson Cow, Eidos, Elektrogames, Focus Home Interactive, Frogster Interactive, Jowood, Microïds, THQ and Vivendi.

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Contacts:

Paul Howes

Country Manager UK

+44 (0) 208 4011898

paul.howes@metaboli.com


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