Liezen, Austria, 15th of December 2006; JoWooD Productions is pleased to announce a distribution agreement with Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software to distribute JoWooD titles in Spain, France and Benelux.
Among the first titles released will be the action-shooter "The Mark", the ski simulation "Alpine Ski Racing 2007" and the extreme-sports-game "Freak Out - Extreme Freeride".
"We are pleased to have Eidos as a strong partner for Southern Europe and Benelux and we are convinced that their well structured distribution networks and combined marketing and sales power will provide the ideal distribution for our products", said Georg Klotzberg, Vice President Sales JoWooD Productions.
"We're proud that JoWooD chose to work with us in these territories, their line-up complement our offer to the consumers and will also add good value to our overall 2007 business." said Patrick Melchior, Managing Director, Eidos France & Benelux.
About JoWooD Productions
Shares of the JoWooD Productions Software AG are traded at the Vienna stock exchange, JoWooD is one of the leading publishers of computer- and videogames. JoWooD develops and publishes state-of-the-art entertainment software for all major existing and coming systems. JoWooD`s games are distributed in all territories by a worldwide net of distribution partners. Please visit the homepage www.jowood.com for further information.
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About Eidos Interactive Ltd
Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Eidos consists of publishing operations across Europe and the US and several development studios including Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive, Beautiful Game Studios, Eidos Studios Hungary, Eidos Sweden and Pivotal Games. The Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex, Championship Manager, Carmageddon, the Conflict series and Just Cause.
Some of the titles currently in development include: Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, Crossfire, Battlestations: Midway, Chili Con Carnage and Highlander.