Press Release: Atari and AtGames Strengthen Strategic Partnership to Expand Physical and Digital Distribution
Companies broaden partnership with an expanded offering of classic Atari physical and digital products, including the Atari Flashback console and new Atari Vault PC title.
NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) MARCH 31, 2016
Atari®, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, and AtGames® Holdings Ltd., today announced the broadening of a strategic relationship to bring physical and digital offerings of Atari classics to market. The two companies will work closely to create compelling products based on new and classic properties with broad appeal for today’s gamers.
“Expanding our relationship with AtGames will allow for a larger digital footprint as we bring classic Atari favorites from the 70s and 80s into the modern era and introduce new titles for the first time,” says Fred Chesnais, Chief Executive Officer, Atari.
As part of the extended relationship, the AtGames Direct2Drive® service is now offering Atari® Vault, an impressive collection of 100 classic Atari 2600 console and arcade games. In addition, Direct2Drive will host an expanding line-up of other great Atari properties.
“We are excited to be strengthening our relationship with Atari, and look forward to be bringing amazing new products to market,” says Dr. Ping-Kang Hsiung, CEO of AtGames Holdings Ltd.
Atari Interactive, Inc. (http://www.atari.com) is an interactive entertainment production company. As an iconic brand that transcends generations and audiences, the company is globally recognized for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment and licensed products. Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises, including world-renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, Test Drive®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon®.
Atari has offices in New York and Paris.
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AtGames Holdings Ltd. (http://www.atgames.net) develops innovative interactive entertainment products for worldwide distribution. AtGames has offices in Los Angeles, Taipei, and ShenZhen.
Direct2Drive (D2D http://www.direct2drive.com), a property of AtGames, is a leading digital game distribution service. D2D features a catalog of thousands of games available for purchase for PC and Macintosh computers.
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