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Greentube´s Ski Challenge 07 – season ends with new record-breaking figures

The greatest ski race in the world - 3 million downloads!

Vienna, the 21st of March 2007

Greentube AG, the worldwide leading operator of multiplayer skill game platforms and 3D skill games, has just finished the third season of its Ski Challenge across Europe. The PC game has international cult status, and is optimised for the production of TV pictures as so-called user-generated content. Therefore, it is ideally suited to cross-media implementation.

For the first time, Ski Challenge 07 has been contested in five different countries: In Austria with our partner ORF, in Switzerland with SF DRS, in Germany with Pro7, SAT.1, Kabel1, in Norway with NRK and in Sweden with SVT.

As the result of the wide-spread distribution of the game, and combined media power of the partners, the company now announces the official key figures of this year´s season:

The Ski Challenge 07 achieved record highs with:

- 3,000,000 (3 mil.) downloads

- 230,000,000 (230 mil.) races

- 13,000,000,000 (13 bn.) ad-impressions generated

- 2,100,000 (2,1 mil.) hours of ad view-time

Once again, a host of major advertising partners were on board, including major brands such as Visa, Siemens, Reise.com, MyVideo, Red Bull, Tipp3, Swisscom, Telenor, BNBank, Kronen Zeitung, Uniqa and AON, to name a few. Ski Challenge is financed by this kind of dynamic in-game advertising. The technology behind the game was developed by Greentube itself and has been refined over the last few years.

Eberhard Dürrschmid, CEO Greentube:

"Ski Challenge is without a doubt the flagship of our 3D eSports series, which also includes mountain bike racing, motorbike simulations and other racing games. This season, Ski Challenge has again rewritten the record books. When considering those figures, the world's biggest ski race has become an international event of real significance, and this has enabled Greentube and its partners to secure a leading global position."

Notes to editors

Greentube AG, located in Vienna, Austria, is one of the leading developers and providers of skill games for the Internet, mobile devices, and iTV. Moreover, the company creates excitement on an international scale with its cross-media formats for PC and international TV. The leading global position is confirmed by some impressive figures.

The company was founded in 1997. Since then, the 55-member team has delivered a series of well-known portals and gaming websites using skill gaming technology. Greentube is expanding globally, focussing on the development of individual gaming portals that match the look and feel desired by their customers.

For more information, please contact:

Greentube I.E.S. AG

Jennifer Smith +43/1/494 50 56 - 21 js@greentube.com

RSS

Maïa Hemkes 0207 170 1115 maia@rosssampsonsolutions.com

Or visit the Greentube website: www.greentube.com

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