Star Arcade Announces Games Distribution Deal in the Middle East

Barcelona, Spain --- Mobile World Congress --- February 23, 2012 --- Star Arcade, developers of the most advanced technology platform for implementing cross platform multiplayer social games across any smartphone operating system or Facebook, today announced that Saudi Telecom Company (STC) will promote Star Arcade games to its 25 million subscribers in the local market.

“We offer a wide variety of communications and we serve an extensive range of customers on devices ranging from mobile phones to PCs and beyond. Because of Star Arcade’s technology, we can offer multiplayer social games to our customers and feel confident that our customers will be amazed by the capabilities of Star Arcade” said Kerdi Altemiyat, Service Management Director for STC.

“All games built on our Star Arcade platform suit global multiplayer cross platform audiences – like STC’s subscriber base -- with features like our Lobby for finding multiplayer opponents, and in-app chat and virtual goods that work across any screen,” said Harri Myllyla, CEO of Star Arcade. “We are the world’s first gaming technology company to enable a real time multi player experience where Facebook users can play in real time against their friends who are using any kind of mobile device in any country. Everyone can just start playing.”

STC provides integrated mobile, fixed and broadband communications services to 25 million subscribers in Saudi Market. STC is the largest telecommunications company, by market capitalization and total revenue, in the Middle East region. In recent years, STC has gone beyond its local borders to the international markets, forming a network of businesses and investments in a number of GCC countries, Asia and Africa. STC Group celebrated reaching 160 million subscribers on Feb 12th 2012.

LINKS:

-          For free game downloads, visit any App Store or find them here: http://star-arcade.com/

-          for corporate information: http://www.star-arcade.com/corporate/

-          for downloadable screen shots and images: http://www.star-arcade.com/corporate

-          join Star-Arcade on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/stararcade

-          follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/TheStarArcade

-          follow at Tumblr:  http://star-arcade.tumblr.com/

-          real-time multi-device play in action: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggn9A5csrM8

ABOUT STAR ARCADE:

Established in 2011, Star Arcade is a mobile-social gaming company focused on emerging markets in 180 different countries.  The company offers a cross-platform multiplayer gaming experience where users can play real-time with and against each other across platforms including iOS, Android, Nokia, Blackberry, Amazon Kindle, Samsung Bada, Windows, Facebook and others.  Star Arcade is dedicated to developing progressively innovative cross-platform software.  The company’s development hub is based in Finland, with offices in the UK.  For more information please visit www.star-arcade.com.  


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