Gameloft Announces 12 of its Most Popular Titles Coming to Xbox for Windows Phone 8
PARIS, October 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
A full lineup of games optimized with new Xbox features for Windows Phone 8
Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, announces a lineup
of 12 of their most popular titles to be optimized for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8
platform. Optimized to take advantage of the Xbox ecosystem and services, Gameloft
promises to bring a diversified games’ portfolio of immersive and social experiences for
fans of every game genre. Users will have the possibility to connect with their friends
and to follow their scores via Xbox Leaderboards and Xbox Achievements.
Headlining the titles coming to Windows Phone is Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, one of
Gameloft’s most anticipated titles for Christmas 2012. Since the launch of the Gameloft
franchise in 2009, over 6.3 million copies of the game have been sold. Last year’s
installment, Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation, has not only seen over 1.5 million monthly
active users but is also the first mobile game ever to be made available in Major League
Other titles such as UNO(TM) and Friends, Shark Dash,TexasPoker for Prizes and Fashion
Icon, will be optimized to support Play-Pause-Resume via Xbox’s Cloud Storage. Gamers can
begin playing their game on one device and resume their progress on another Xbox connected
Asphalt 7: Heat, N.O.V.A. 3: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance,Order and Chaos Online,
UNO(TM) & Friends,TexasPoker for Prizes and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour will offer
multiplayer modes. Users can enjoy intense multiplayer action games or fun and friendly
casual games with their Xbox friends.
The full list of Gameloft titles coming to Windows Phone 8 includes:
Ice Age Village
N.O.V.A. 3: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance
Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour
Asphalt 7: Heat
The Dark Knight Rises
UNO(TM) & Friends
Order & Chaos Online
The Amazing Spider-Man
Poker for Prizes
Real Soccer 2013
“Gameloft is thrilled to be able to take advantage of the integrated Xbox gaming
service on Windows Phone 8,” said Baudouin Corman Vice-President of Publishing for the
Americas at Gameloft. “As smartphones continue to gain ground as one of the most widely
adopted gaming devices, we see this as a great opportunity for us to optimize our titles
for Windows Phone 8 users to enjoy with the platform’s new features.”
“The introduction of Windows Phone 8 represents a tremendous opportunity for
developers to deliver better apps and games to more markets around the world,” said Todd
Brix, Senior Director, Windows Phone Apps, Microsoft Corp. “With a new Start
screen,customizable Live tiles and great games from leading companies like Gameloft,
Windows Phone 8 offers the mostpersonal smartphone experience available,” he continued.
Gameloft’s lineup of 12 titles will run across all Windows 8 Phones soon from partners
including Nokia, Samsung and HTC.
For more information about Gameloft and their growing lineup of titles, please visit
the website at http://www.gameloft.com.
A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft(R) has established
itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for
all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including
Apple(R) iOS and Android(R) devices), set-top boxes and connected TVs. Gameloft operates
its own established franchises such as Asphalt(R), Real Football(R), Modern Combat, and
N.O.V.A.: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance(R), and also partners with major rights holders
including Marvel(R), Hasbro(R), FOX(R), Mattel(R) and Ferrari(R).
Gameloft is present on all continents, distributes its games in over 100 countries and
employs over 5,000 developers.
Gameloft is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP,
Reuters: GLFT.PA). Gameloft’s sponsored Level 1 ADR (ticker: GLOFY) is traded OTC in the
Press Contact: Jessica W. Lewinstein North American PR Manager, Gameloft +1-415-265-5725 Jessica.Lewinstein@gameloft.com