Bigpoint sending trio of titles to retail

Online games specialist Bigpoint is to bring three of its titles to retail.

That’s thanks to an agreement with Contact Sales and its publishing arm Excalibur Publishing.

The deal covers three titles – Battlestar Galactica Online, Drakensang Online and Pirate Storm. Each will be sold in the UK and Ireland for 9.99 and include both the game and between 15-25 of in-game items.

"We are always looking for exciting and creative ways to bring our popular online games to a wider audience,” Bigpoint COO Claire Davenport stated.

As the industry innovates and embraces online gaming, we are excited aboutworking closely with traditional gaming distributors like Contact Sales and games retailers to make it even simpler for more people to get started with online gaming.”

Contact founder and MD Robert Stallibrass added: "Through Excalibur Publishing we have become industry experts at bringing good-value PC games to market. Taking online games to retail seems likea natural progression for us and the industry. We know how popular Bigpoint’s games already are, and so we are delighted to working withthe company in the UK and Ireland on this deal."

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