PlayJam opens its TV Publishing Platform to Games Developers

PlayJam is the world’s largest TV games publisher, delivering its 500-strong library of branded casual games titles via a common Application Programme Interface (API) to millions of consumer electronics devices across the globe. Earlier this year, Sony and Samsung’s connected TV services joined the platform, alongside some of the largest digital TV operators including Sky, Dish TV (US), Freeview and UPC’s pan European network.

More recently, PlayJam struck an exclusive global distribution deal with the world’s largest puzzle provider Puzzler Media to distribute their content via the ever-growing TV network within a dedicated‘Puzzler’ branded zone, initially appearing on Sky.

PlayJam’s Software Development Kit (SDK) and Publishing Tools allow third party developers distribution access to the leading Connected TV platforms whilst offering added-value features such as tournaments, rewards schemes, leader boards, chat and messaging to drive frequency and loyalty. Smooth interoperability between platforms is made possible by the company’s sophisticated and highly resilient back-end management system Phoenix, facilitating billing, centralized user accounts and real-time reporting.

A pioneer in connected and Over The Top (OTT) TV games content with over 12 years’ international operating experience, PlayJam has generated over 6 billion downloads during the last 5 years. The world’s largest games network currently enjoys conversion rates from free to pay players of 56%, with a unique repeat games purchase per month of 4.8. Delivering an integrated and accessible user experience, PlayJam is the only games service that brings TV and social networks into play. With chat and messaging functionality built into PlayJam networks, users accumulate PlayJam points for every game played via a single account that can then be redeemed for prizes.

Jasper Smith, CEO and Founder of PlayJam comments “Our unique expertise together with our ever-growing, mass distribution network position PlayJam at the forefront of the TV games industry. As TV’s become smarter and develop into virtual games consoles, our extensive and feature-rich publishing platform creates an ideal opportunity for developers wishing to capitalize on their titles.”

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Diane Mckaye, Schmedia

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About PlayJam

PlayJam is the world’s largest connected games platform spanning digital TV, mobile and online networks.We publish a huge selection of fun yet challenging titles through a common interface to literally millions of consumer electronics devices, creating a vast and ever-growing PlayJamming population. Our customers just love us, having generated over 6 billion downloads during the last 5 years with an average dwell time of 23 minutes.

We originally emerged in 1999 as one of the first ever interactive broadcast channels through Canal Sat in France and BSkyB in the UK. Since then, we clocked up appearances on digital TV homes throughout the US, Europe, Africa and Asia. Re-acquired by our founder Jasper Smith, we’re now a global leader in connected and Over The Top TV games content. We continue to create highly addictive titles to add to our 500-strong library as well as publish content from other recognized developers. Our fully integrated service offers the best games on TV whilst combining social gaming and a rewards scheme.

We’re now well on our way to creating the biggest ever games exchange– come and join us at www.playjam.com /corporate. 


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