Dorian Bloch, GfK Chart-Track director, expects the digital download market for PC to be worth over $1 billion in 2009 thanks to services like Direct2Drive, Steam, and Metaboli. Bloch estimates the market accumulated close to $600 million last year, with publisher’s relishing the idea of including sales number’s in GfK Chart-Track’s data. “This is a […]
Games on demand service Metaboli’s now carrying the entire Unreal series, as part of a just-signed three-year deal with Epic. Included Unreal Gold, Unreal II: The Awakening, Unreal Tournament: Game of the Year Edition, Unreal Tournament 2004: Editor’s Choice Edition, and Unreal Tournament 3 Black. Press release after the break.
According to this Edge piece, Metaboli’s bought Turner Broadcasting’s US-based games-on-demand service GameTap. Although the two companies say they strive to create a “global gaming brand,” GameTap as a brand will continue to exist in the US, while the service will be under the Metaboli name in Europe. More through the link.
Metaboli‘s inked a new deal with THQ that will see Frontlines: Fuel of War and Warhammer 40,000 Soulstorm, as well as a range of high profile back catalogue titles such as Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights , S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl and Company of Heroes, be made available for sale through its download service. Soulstorm […]