Brighton, England, October 13, 2006: Eurogamer Network and Metaboli have entered into a long-term deal to bring video game downloads to the UK's most popular videogame website, Eurogamer.net.
Eurogamer's new 'Games on Demand' service can now be found at http://eurogamer.metaboli.co.uk/. Offering two subscription packages at £6.95 and £12.95 per month, the service allows users to download up to 116 full-version, high profile PC games whenever they like, with more titles being added every month.
The two packages on offer are The Essential Collection and The Unlimited Collection. The Essential Collection gives games access to 90 key games in the Games on Demand portfolio for £6.95 per month, while The Ultimate Collection gives subscribers access to all the games currently available on the system, plus all new releases. Titles added recently include Tomb Raider: Legend, Far Cry, Call of Juarez and Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory. Upcoming games include Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter and Hitman: Blood Money.
"Our deal with Metaboli is exciting as it now gives our readers direct access to downloading and playing the best games on the market," said Eurogamer Network's business development manager, Patrick Garratt. "The great packages on offer through this partnership give an affordable solution to buying top games over the internet. We see this as the first step to offering brand new PC game downloads in the near future."
"We're really delighted to have entered into partnership with Eurogamer. " said Metaboli's Business Manager, Paul Howes. " They fully recognize how a download service can be integrated to the benefit of their readers and publishers alike and I fully expect the Eurogamer service to drive digital distribution forward in the UK ".
For business development opportunities regarding Eurogamer.net, contact Patrick Garratt at email@example.com or call 0790 383 1070.
NOTES TO EDITORS REGARDING EUROGAMER NETWORK LTD.
Founded in 1999 by brothers Rupert and Nick Loman, Brighton-based Eurogamer is the publisher of the
UK's most popular video games content website, Eurogamer.net. The site had an ABCE audited audience of
over 1,239,000 unique users during May 2006. The company also publishes a video website, Eurogamer TV, and is currently launching local editions of Eurogamer across Europe. The first of these is Eurogamer.de, which launched in August 2006. Eurogamer is also the publisher of the market-leading industry resource, GamesIndustry.biz and a site for the mobile games industry, MobileIndustry.biz. See www.eurogamer.biz for service details.
NOTES TO EDITORS REGARDING METABOLI
Formed in 2001 by a group of Telecom specialists with a passion for video games, Metaboli supplies Games on Demand turnkey solutions to broadband internet service providers and large internet gateways. Further to great success in France, the company is currently accelerating it's European expansion aided by the explosive growth of broadband and the increasing public interest in digital distribution service.