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Meridian4/V-Step deal

Ship Simulator sets sail in the States.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada – February 25, 2009 – Meridian4 ( is excited to announce that they have signed an agreement with developer V-Step to help digitally distribute their award-winning simulations; Ship Simulator 2006 and Ship Simulator 2008 and their official add-ons.

"We are thrilled at the opportunities Meridian 4 offers. Their strong digital distribution partner network opens new avenues to have the Ship Simulator Series available to an even wider audience." said Frank Dolmans, CMO at VSTEP.

"We are very impressed by V-Step’s Ship Simulators. Their attention to detail, the graphics, the controls, the sound… everything comes together to make great simulators. We are excited to get these games out to a wider audience and we know simulation gamers will love these titles.” said Andy Sher, CEO at Meridian4.

Ship Simulator 2006 and 2008, plus their official add-ons will be available in the coming weeks on most digital distribution channels. For more information, visit

About Ship Simulator 2006

Ship Simulator 2006 is a revolutionary game that puts you at the helm of some of the most varied and detailed ships to be found at sea, where you will need to perform a multitude of tasks, all set within a stunning 3D environment. You will take control of a wide array of ship types, from massive cargo ships to speedboats, yachts, water taxis and even the mighty Titanic.

About Ship Simulator 2006 Add-On

The add-on pack for Ship Simulator 2006 features six completely new ships, varying from a historic yacht to a massive modern cruise ship. Unlike the ships already in the game, you can do a virtual walk on every ship of the expansion pack. Moreover, the ships of the expansion pack allow for direct steering using the controls on the bridge.

About Ship Simulator 2008

Ship Simulator 2008 is the much anticipated sequel to the highly successful, revolutionary simulation game; Ship Simulator 2006. The game includes many new ships and harbors as well as attractive new features like open sea missions, free roaming and exciting new goal-oriented missions, advanced weather conditions, realistic waves, walk through on the vessels and many more.

About Ship Simulator 2008 New Horizons

Challenge your friends online with New Horizons, the official add-on for the hit game Ship Simulator 2008. Try your hand at sailing a luxury cruise liner, a classic yacht or feel the impact of the waves as you guide your fishing vessel home through a storm! New Horizons offers new highly realistic environments and adds eight exciting new vessels for your sailing pleasure. Includes all new missions and free roaming multiplayer mode too!

About Meridian4

Meridian4 is an interactive software publisher located in Montreal, Canada. A new publishing company, with new ideas and a different approach to forming partnerships with developers, Meridian 4 aims to actually form a partnership – a true relationship characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility to achieve the best possible performance for developers’ products. For more information, visit

About V-Step

VSTEP is the leading European developer of simulators and virtual training software. Using interactive 3D technology from the computer gaming industry, we create training applications and games that allow people to build their skills in a practical and cost effective way. Since our founding in 2002, we have successfully completed over 40 training applications for leading industry clients and governmental organizations. VSTEP also develops entertainment computer games for consumers, including the award-winning Ship Simulator Series For more information about VSTEP visit

For more information about these titles or any of our games, do not hesitate to contact me.

Steve Milburn


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