FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOS ANGELES & LONDON - November 24, 2004 - Global wireless entertainment publisher JAMDAT Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: JMDT) announced today an agreement with Codemasters, a European developer and publisher of video games, to bring the console titles "TOCA Race Driver," "Club Soccer" and "LMA Manager" to mobile phones. European consumers will be able to play these popular console games - wherever they are, whenever they like, right on their handsets.
The agreement covers Europe, where JAMDAT titles are distributed across major mobile operators including Vodafone, O2, T-Mobile, Orange and Telefonica.
"We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Codemasters," said Juan Montes, Managing Director of JAMDAT Mobile Europe. "'TOCA Race Driver,' 'Club Soccer' and 'LMA Manager' are great brands for Europe. These games enhance JAMDAT's slate of games with exciting sports titles."
"We selected JAMDAT to bring our world-class console games to mobile phones," said Matt Davies, Business Development Manager for Codemasters. "Today's mobile phones deliver an exceptional gaming experience complete with rich graphics and sounds. This is an exciting environment and we are pleased to be working with JAMDAT."
"In line with our global strategy, this Codemasters agreement enables JAMDAT to deliver high-quality content that is popular with consumers in European markets," said Mitch Lasky, Chairman and CEO of JAMDAT Mobile Inc.
In "TOCA Race Driver," players can race on world-famous circuits including Surfer's Paradise and Donnington Park.
"Club Soccer" will have over 15 different versions including Arsenal Club Soccer and Chelsea Club Soccer. Users can create their own team and include real-life soccer idols.
"LMA Manager" will be one of the most extensive soccer management games to come to mobile phones. If players think they've got what it takes to be or beat the likes of Ferguson and Wenger, then this is certainly the game for them.
About JAMDAT Mobile
JAMDAT is a global publisher of wireless entertainment applications, including games, ring tones, images and other content. JAMDAT's application portfolio is based on original and licensed intellectual properties and includes "JAMDAT Bowling," "Lemonade TycoonTM," "Bejeweled," "The Lord of the Rings®," "Tony Hawk's® Underground" and "Scrabble®." JAMDAT distributes its applications through wireless carriers, including AT&T Wireless, China Mobile, Cingular, 02 (UK), Nextel, KDDI, NTT DoCoMo, Orange, Sprint, Telefonica Moviles, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, Vivo and Vodafone.
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This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements related to anticipated revenues, expenses, earnings, operating cash flows, the outlook for JAMDAT's markets and the demand for its products. Factors that could cause JAMDAT's actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include its ability to effectively market and sell products in diverse market segments, its reliance on a limited number of products and third-party vendors and distributors, its ability to expand studio operations, increases in fulfillment costs, disruptions to information technology systems, unpredictable events and circumstances relating to international suppliers, increased competition, government regulatory action and general economic conditions. Please refer to our reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Registration Statement on Form S-1 related to our IPO and our recently filed Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2004, for a further discussion of these risks and uncertainties. We also caution you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. We undertake no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date they were made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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for JAMDAT Mobile Inc.
Erica Kohnke Kain