This morning Gameloft, a leading world wide publisher of social and digital games, and Microsoft Corp. announced a full slate of Gameloft’s blockbuster titles for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, with 15 games slated for the next year.
It begins with releases this Fall of Asphalt 8: Airborne and Dungeon Hunter 4, Gameloft will also launch a full line-up of blockbusters in many genres simultaneously on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, thus taking advantage of the Windows platform’s multiple hardware configurations and focusing on great new features like cross-platform play between Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices.
“Gameloft‘s AAA-quality games are a perfect match for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8,“ stated Baudouin Corman, Gameloft’s VP of Publishing, Americas. “Microsoft‘s platforms give a excellent environment for serious and very engaging games. Gameloft will give its full support, taking advantage of the platforms‘ specific features.“
“We are thrilled to be working with a leader of the gaming industry like Gameloft to deliver the best casual and core titles to our customers this holiday,“ stated Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President of Developer and Platform Evangelism, Microsoft Corp. “We strive to make Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 the best platform for gaming. With top gaming companies such as Gameloft investing in the platform, it is clear that there is no better time for game developers and gamers alike to choose Windows.“
There are 15 new titles and they are building on 10 Gameloft games released for Windows Phone 8 in 2013. Gameloft and Microsoft will showcase Asphalt 8: Airborne, the very anticipated sequel to Gameloft’s legendary arcade racing series, on Windows 8 devices at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, August 21-25, 2013. Beyond Asphalt 8: Airborne and Dungeon Hunter 4, gamers will also see the release of Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Total Conquest, Six Guns and UNO™ & Friends by the end of 2013, followed by an great lineup of the latest Gameloft titles in 2014.