Press Release – August 25, 2000
Announces Partnership with GameLoft.com
has formed a strategic relationship with GameLoft.com, the worldwide leader in
international online gaming. GameLoft will exclusively publish SharePlay’s
games in its GameLive section. New versions of Space Merchant and Monarchy
have been established on GameLoft. Current players will have to make a new
GameLoft user ID to continue to play the games. The games remain free.
Merchant is now available at http://merchant.gameloft.com,
Monarchy at http://monarchy.gameloft.com.
In conjunction with the move to GameLoft servers, both Space Merchant and
Monarchy will receive new interfaces in the next few months. We will also
offer localized versions in seven languages and mobile phone access by the end
of year 2000.
will remain on the SharePlay servers, and can be played the same way as
are excited about the opportunity to work with GameLoft and offer a
high-quality gaming experience.
an online center of services and content designed for the passionate gamers.
GameLoft, which is affiliated with Guillemot Corp. and Ubi Soft Entertainment,
will be established in 15 countries worldwide by December 2000. As a network
of sites completely adapted to the culture and language of each country,
GameLoft’s mission is to unite game fans, creators and developers, and allow
them to meet, play and share ideas.
develops and offers massively multiplayer online games that are highly
interactive, require no downloads and are completely free. SharePlay has more
than 120,000 registered users, 10,000 of whom play daily. Current SharePlay
games include Space Merchant, a turn-based science-fiction strategy and
role-playing game; Monarchy, a highly popular turn-based
game set in a fantasy world; and Panumbra, a graphical role-playing
currently in demo version.