Stockholm, Sweden (May 20, 2009)
Ztorm today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Ubisoft, one of the world's leading interactive entertainment software companies. The agreement will allow the major retailers in Scandinavia to sell Ubisoft games through the digital distribution service provided by Ztorm, the Nordic market leader of digital distribution services to retailers.
“Digital distribution is on the rise and already an important sales channel for the game industry. Adding Ztorm as a partner for digital distribution in the Nordic countries is a natural step forward, as they have a strong customer base and an extremely reliable platform. We are looking forward to a long and fruitful cooperation.”
-Peter Weile Managing Director Ubisoft Nordic
“Ubisoft has an outstanding portfolio that will be available to retailers connected to our system. The cooperation between Ubisoft and Ztorm is not just important to us, it is important for the whole industry. Digital distribution is the future and the future is now.”
- André Skogberg Marketing Director Ztorm
Ubisoft plans to release all their future titles and the majority of their back catalogue on the Ztorm platform.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has teams in 28 countries and distributes games in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2007-08 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of 928 million euros. To learn more, please visit ubisoftgroup.com
Ztorm is a full service provider of digital distribution. Ztorm's services handle all digital formats, payment systems, hosting, DRM, maintenance, support, and development of customized solutions. Ztorm is partly owned by the Sixth AP Fund. The customers are companies wanting to deliver digital goods in a secure and cost effective way by digital distribution over the internet. The head office is located in Stockholm.
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