PeerMe Japan Launches Games Portal With Boonty
PEERME JAPAN LAUNCHES GAMES PORTAL WITH BOONTY
PeerMe Games Channel Offers Free Trials and Multiplayer Games Complementing Peer-to-Peer Voice Offering
Tokyo, Japan and Mountain View, CA – October 12, 2005 – PeerMe, Inc. (www.peerme.com), a peer –to-peer voice communications technology company focused on voice enabling the Internet, and Boonty, the world leader in downloadable digital games, today announced the release of the first of a series of Japanese PeerMe games channels. Complementing PeerMe’s PC based free, unlimited, voice and instant messaging communications, the new web sites offers both PC based and online games with single user and multiplayer titles available.
The Japanese PeerMe channels will feature thousands of games, ring tones and other consumer products for PC, mobile and handheld platforms. The initial Japanese and English version Games channels support the immediate delivery of PC based Games world-wide. Using technology developed by Boonty, customers will be able to try-before-you-buy PC games content from more than 150 publishers before purchasing. Upon the expiration of the trial period, the program will run only if the license is purchased. Mobile content including Mobile Games, Ring Tones, Wall Paper and Screen Savers is being added and will support most U.S. and many international carrier networks.
PeerMe has developed a peer-to-peer voice and instant messaging environment supporting PC-to-PC and PC-to-handheld voice communications and instant messaging over public Internet connections. PeerMe’s technology can be used independently by users connecting on a peer-to-peer basis or integrated into Web communities bringing a new generation of interactive connectivity to users. Users have the ability to interact with their own communities and will have access to a wide range of content and products through PeerMe channels. English, Japanese and Korean language versions are now available for download through the company’s Web or from hundreds of software download Web sites available worldwide. PeerMe users will be able to interact free with anyone around the world using their computer and Internet connection.
"We are excited to partner with the global leader in Web-based downloadable games distribution to launch our Japanese games channel,” said Kanji Sakae, co-founder and President of PeerMe Japan. “With our recently announced partnership with CyberAgent, and the addition of a wide range of content, our vision of providing a world-wide collection of voice enabled internet communities is becoming a reality.”
About PeerMe, Inc.
Founded in 2004, PeerMe, Inc., www.PeerMe.com, is a privately held international peer-to-peer communications technology company with offices in Mountain View, Calif., Tokyo, Japan, South Korea, China, India, Bulgaria and Austin, Tex. PeerMe has developed a peer-to-peer voice and instant messaging platform, which supports Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) PC-to-PC and PC-to-handheld voice communications, instant messaging, and peer-to-peer file transfer over public Internet connections. PeerMe’s vision is to bring a human connection to the Internet through voice-enabling the Web.
About Boonty Inc.:
Headquartered in New York with offices in Paris, Singapore, Seoul and Tokyo, Boonty is a recognized global leader in the digital distribution games business. Providing a fully customized gaming solution for leading ISPs, portals, computer manufacturers and Internet communities, Boonty boasts the largest distribution network worldwide with a total reach of over 300-million unique users and features a try-before-you-buy commerce model. With more than 1,500 titles in its games catalog, Boonty has secured distribution agreements spanning all major categories – from hardcore/enthusiast to casual games, and includes the leading publishers in the industry. For more information, visit www.boonty.com.
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