Gameloft and Opera Software partner to bring games on mobile in emerging markets
Gameloft, a leading publisher of digital and social games, announces a global partnership with Opera Software, a leader in Internet browser technologies, to make Gameloft titles available on the Opera Mobile Store.
Over 250 million users globally will benefit from this partnership, including Opera Mobile Store users in emerging markets.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Opera Software,” said Ludovic Blondel, VP of Business Development at Gameloft. “By combining forces we can offer the best gaming experience to even more players around the world.”
The collaboration opens up new monetization avenues for both companies.
“This partnership is a win-win for our users and our partner,” said Sameer Merchant, VP of Mobile Commerce at Opera Software. “Opera users get to experience high quality mobile games, and our partner Gameloft enjoys increased reach, distribution and monetization of their games.”
Gameloft, a leading publisher of digital and social games, has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS, Android® and Windows® devices), set-top boxes and connected TVs. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat or Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft is present on all continents, distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs over 5,200 developers.
Gameloft is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris (Euronext: GFT.PA, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA). Gameloft is traded OTC in the US (sponsored Level 1 ADR ticker: GLOFY).
About Opera Mobile Store
Opera Mobile Store is the third largest app store in terms of downloads. With close to 300,000 apps and games available in the store today, and millions of downloads each day, the Opera Mobile Store has a wide reach for developers looking to distribute apps. It supports more than 7,500 different devices, from feature phones to the most advanced smartphones. It is a trusted platform used by more than 40,000 developers around the world.
Developers looking to publish apps on the Opera Mobile Store can do so by visiting apps.opera.com.
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