Thu, Aug 14, 2008 | 10:44 BST
GFI to publish Jumpgate Evolution in Russia
Codemasters Online has inked a deal that will see Game Factory Interactive publish NetDevil MMO Jumpgate Evolution in Russia.
No release date’s been given. Read the press release after the break to check we’re not lying.
August, 2008 – Codemasters Online and Game Factory Interactive (GFI), are pleased to announce a licensing deal that will bring the highly anticipated massively multiplayer online space game, Jumpgate to Russia, former USSR countries and the Baltic Region. The game will be fully localised for the Russian territories with Game Factory Interactive publishing and operating the game across the region.
“It was important for Jumpgate Evolution to have the right partner in Russia”, commented David Solari, Vice President and General Manager of Codemasters Online. “We selected GFI due to their expertise and in-depth knowledge of the Russian market. We are very excited to be launching this incredible title with them and have every confidence they will make it a huge success.”
GFI Director, Slava Plotnikov added, “We are very excited to begin working with one of the top developers and publishers of online gaming content in the world. Signing this licensing deal is the next step in securing our position as a professional market player across the region. I am sure that this is the start of a long-term partnership between both companies and we look forward to working closely with Codemasters Online and NetDevil on this incredible next generation MMO”.
Developed by the highly experienced US-based MMOG developer NetDevil, Jumpgate is the definitive elite space combat MMO allowing players to choose from one of three playable nations and engage in an intense action-packed universe. Embarking on an immersive and accessible space adventure, players can trade valuable commodities, take part in dangerous intergalactic raids, meet and play with friends and live out the dream to become an elite hero or a mercenary space trader. The game features both a rich and varied universe to explore and has been designed for experienced and novice MMO players alike.
For more information on Jumpgate or to sign up for BETA visit www.jumpgateevolution.com