REDWOOD SHORES, CA – Feb. 24, 2012 – Trion Worlds, the leading publisher and developer of premium games for the connected era, has entered into an exclusive agreement with Gamonster to release  Rift™ in Taiwan. The agreement will grant Gamonster an exclusive license for  Rift  localized in Chinese/Mandarin for the Taiwan market.

The partnership appoints Gamonster to exclusively distribute and resell the localized version of  Rift, and be responsible for all the publishing business in the region, including server hosting, marketing, PR, distribution, customer service, and community management.

The exclusive deal with Gamonster follows recent partnership announcements with Shanda Games to bring  Rift  to mainland China, and with Asiasoft to bring the award-winning game to six territories in Southeast Asia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand.

The growth of Trion’s expansion into Asian markets follows the continued success of  Rift  since launching last March. The company saw more than a million accounts activated in just four months and North American and European revenues of more than $100 million. The unprecedented demand for the game in global markets shows gamers everywhere are embracing original, high-quality new properties and rich, dynamic game experiences built from the ground up for the new generation of online gaming.

More details regarding the launch of  Rift  in Taiwan, including launch timing will be announced at a later date. For more information on Rift, log onto

About Trion Worlds

Trion Worlds is the leading publisher and developer of premium games for the connected era. Powered by a breakthrough development and publishing platform, Trion is revolutionizing the way games are developed, played and sold. Trion’s world-class team delivers high-quality, dynamic, and massively social games operated as live services across the biggest game genres and devices, including the critically acclaimed blockbuster,  Rift™ and the highly-anticipated  End of Nations™ and  Defiance™. Trion is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., with offices in San Diego, Calif., Austin, Texas, and at Trion Worlds Europe in London, UK.

About Gamonster Inc.

Gamonster is a leading brand of online game service provider in Taiwan. Engaged in the licensing, publishing, and operating of online games in Great China market. With many year experiences partners with world class game developers and publishers including Samsung electronics, Wemade and Shanda games, and full knowledge of operating AAA class MMORPG, FPS and Casual titles. Gamonster successfully services various high-quality games in Taiwan including Another Day, Silkroad Online and LostSaga. Gamonster is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with offices in Hongkong and Gamonster SEA in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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