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Jolt brings Mystics on board

London - 9th November 2004 - Jolt Online Gaming, Europe's largest independent online gaming network, and Mystics.de, one of Europe's largest Massively Multiplayer Online Game specialists, are pleased to announce a partnership that will see Jolt take over hosting of Mystics.de's network of sites and forums.

Mystics.de is a German-based MMOG portal serving nearly two million pages per month, with up-to-date articles and hosted sites for games such as EverQuest II and Asheron's Call. The mutually beneficial deal is an important one for Jolt as it further strengthens Jolt's ties to the MMOG community.

"Jolt recognises that running a successful gaming network requires a lot of specialist knowledge and a great deal of enthusiasm," said Dominic Silk, Jolt's CEO, "We're glad to welcome the Mystics team under the Jolt umbrella because we believe they have exactly those qualities."

The deal will see Jolt transfer the content of Mystics.de onto its own expansive network of gaming sites, as well as integrate the busy Mystics.de forums into its own. Mystics.de will continue to be run as before and assisted by a dedicated team of volunteer staff, but will also be able to draw upon Jolt's own resources to bolster its content.

"Working with Jolt is a perfect fit for us," said Michael Herold, "With Jolt's powerful network and influential presence throughout Europe, we believe that this deal will be highly beneficial for both of our sites. We look forward to welcoming new visitors and continuing to grow and improve our network under the Jolt banner.

About Jolt Online Gaming

Launched in October 1999, jolt.co.uk is Europe's largest and most popular privately owned and independent online gaming network - with over 1000 game servers online. Utilising a multi-gigabit network that consistently outperforms its competitors, jolt is the network of choice for serious gamers and games companies alike.

In addition to providing superior internet connectivity, hosting, infrastructure and management jolt was the pioneer and is also the World leader in the supply of rentable servers to clans. As well as its' public gaming servers jolt also provides tailored solutions for game developers, publishers and companies. These range from High Performance Leased Lines through to 24/7, fully managed, game server solutions for clients in both the First Person Shooter and Massively Multiplayer genres.

Contact:

Dominic Silk - dom@jolt.co.uk

www.jolt.co.uk

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