NEW YORK - Dec. 9, 2008
GamersGate, the leading digital distribution platform creating easily accessible gaming experiences for gamers worldwide, today announced the first launch in a series of suites and tools for publishers to increase revenue and streamline operations through digital distribution. The new suite, GamersGate Microsuite, will offer a complete solution for micropayments.
GamersGate Microsuite will allow publishers to sell microitems, enhancements, add-ons, and digital content both in the lobby of the game and in-game. The suite is easy for publishers to integrate into their games and gamers will have all items and purchases collected on their account at GamersGate. The Microsuite empowers developers and publishers to own the transactional elements of their properties with the simple addition of a SDK. At the same time, the consumer benefits from a direct relationship with the game's publisher and having all their purchases collected on one account.
“I’m confident that this suite will change the landscape for transactions and the complete business model for the industry,” says Theodore Bergquist, CEO of GamersGate. “As consumers increasingly turn to digital distribution as the primary source for gaming, this suite will significantly simplify and improve the experience for developer, publisher, and consumer.”
GamersGate is currently finalizing contracts with several top-tier publishers to integrate the microsuite into their titles. Titles using the system are expected to roll out late Q1 2009.
GamersGate is a leading digital distribution platform creating easily accessible gaming experiences for gamers worldwide – anytime, anywhere. Seen as a strong contender on the digital download arena, GamersGate continues to redefine the download industry and future strategies include the launch of several accompanying services in addition to an aggressively growing product portfolio from a wide range of internationally recognized publishers. http://www.gamersgate.com.
Joe Ziemer, TriplePoint