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Catan - The First Island

Mobile take on the board game, with a DS version planned too.

Berlin, October 15th 2008 – exozet games, a developer of high quality mobile games today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with GlobalFun to bring the mobile version of the highly popular board game “The Settlers of Catan” to Sony Ericsson portals (“Fun & Downloads”, “Play Now” and “Play Now Arena”) and several channels in EMEA, Latin America and North America.

There is hardly a board game award that the "Settlers of Catan" game, created by Klaus Teuber, has not won. This classic has a global fan community and has been translated into 25 languages over its last 13 successful years with more than 11 million copies sold worldwide. The award-winning mobile version of the game, "Catan -The First Island", is providing the same and exciting gaming fun but this time anytime, anywhere. exozet games is furthermore planning to release “Catan – The First Island” on Nintendo DS.

"We are delighted that exozet games is teaming up with GlobalFun, a solid and respected player in the global area of mobile entertainment. We are confident that GlobalFun will bring this game via its channel partners to a very wide audience.“ commented Frank Zahn, Managing Partner, exozet Games GmbH.

“Global Fun is particularly happy to work with exozet games. We are certain that the award winning “Catan -The First Island”, one of the most exciting mobile games of 2008, is just the first step in this collaboration" said Bertil Krumnack, EVP Sales & Business Development, GlobalFun.

“Catan – The First Island” is a co-production between exozet games and USM (United Soft Media GmbH).

About exozet games:

exozet games is a leading independent development studio which creates high quality games and applications for mobile devices and titles for PC and consoles (NDS, Wii, Xbox360). Mobile games include the award-winning Three Investigators adventure series, Ingenious, Catan and many more.

exozet games is part of the exozet group with a staff of more than 150 employees and has offices in Berlin, Potsdam, Vienna and Zagreb. exozet games works for renowned companies from a range of sectors including games publishers, media companies, advertising agencies and brand owners. exozet games’ services include design, project management and production, quality assurance and consultancy on sales and marketing. For further information on exozet games and the exozet group please visit

For more information about exozet games please contact: Marc Busse, Sales Manager,

About GlobalFun

GlobalFun is a publicly traded leading wireless entertainment developer and publisher. GlobalFun brings state of the art, high quality wireless games to end-users worldwide by being a preferred supplier to wireless carriers, hand-set manufacturers and e-tailers. Sony Ericsson, AT&T, T-Mobile, Boost, Sprint/Nextel, Verizon Wireless, TeliaSonera, Ubbi, Vodafone, Jamba, Proximus, Mobistar, Aspiro ( and more), Rogers/Fido, Telefonica Moviles, Claro, Personal, China Mobile and many more are all part of GlobalFun’s global distribution network. GlobalFun is headquartered in Sweden with local offices in North America, South America and Europe. For updated information on GlobalFun, our products and customers, please visit

For more information about GlobalFun please contact: Marcus Johansson, CEO, +46 455 61 50 39,

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