PlayPhone Social Gaming Network Delivers Rich Mobile Social Gaming Experience to 35 Million Registered Users
SAN JOSE, Calif., December 14, 2011 PlayPhone, Inc., a global leader in mobile social gaming, today announced the formal launch of its state-of-the-art social gaming network, the PlayPhone Social Gaming Network (PSGN). The PSGN seamlessly delivers social games to mobile gamers and provides developers access to its over 35 million registered users. It is the first true social gaming network and today offers advanced cross-platform social features including synchronous multiplayer gaming and deep social integration via smartphones and tablets. The PSGN supports all leading platforms, including iOS, Android, Adobe AIR, and HTML5.
The PSGN offers a seamless social gaming experience without leaving the network. Distinguishing features include:
- Cross-platform play via smartphones and tablets
- Synchronous multiplayer gaming
- Single sign-on w/Facebook or PSGN user ID
- Advanced social integration with Facebook
- Universal currency via playcredits™
- Multiple payment options including global direct-carrier billing
With exciting games such as Castle of Shadows, Apollo69, Bingo LIVE!, and Rebels & Rulers, players are increasingly using the PSGN and its social features contributing to a 50-percent increase in MAUs month over month.
"The formal release of the PlayPhone Social Gaming Network is the culmination of more than a year's worth of work from our global product teams," said Anders Evju, SVP and GM, PlayPhone, Inc. "We're building the best social gaming network for players and developers. Since we're not focused on developing our own games, we don't make content decisions based on profit margins or hidden agendas to push first-party titles. Gamers make the final call, and they can discover and play the very best games from our developer partners on the PSGN."
PlayPhone is securing support from the best game developers with over 1,600 developers signed up for its SDK. PlayPhone has recently signed up Perfect World, Big Blue Bubble, China Wireless Arts, Magic Universe, HaKuNa, Nimbus Games, Tictoc Games, and many more renowned developers.
PlayPhone is a global leader in delivering mobile social gaming via smartphones and tablets through its cross-platform PlayPhone Social Gaming Network (PSGN). With a presence in more than 25 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, PlayPhone's mobile gaming platform provides developers with the ability to launch and monetize social games around the globe. The PlayPhone developers program includes support for all leading platforms, such as native iOS and Android, Adobe AIR and Mobile-Browser (HTML5), with full support for Unity and Marmalade. Based in San Jose, Calif., PlayPhone is funded by top venture firms Menlo Ventures, Cardinal Venture Capital, Coral Group, and Scale Venture Partners.
For more information on how to join the PlayPhone developers program, visit http://developer.playphone.com/. For PlayPhone, visit http://www.playphone.com , on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/playphonegames, or follow us on Twitter @playphone.