We learned about one2tribe's intentions to bring The Witcher: Versus to the iDevice back in March, but it wasn't until today that we received the press release that pretty much assures its availability on Apple's app store sometime soon.
CHILLINGO PARTNERS WITH ONE2TRIBE TO BRING 'THE WITCHER: VERSUS' TO THE APPLE APP STORE
Experience the Dark Magical World of ''The Witcher' in This New Title for iPhone and iPod touch!
London, UK., December 7, 2010 Leading independent games publisher Chillingo, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announced a partnership with popular indie games developer, one2tribe to bring '˜The Witcher: Versus' to the Apple App Store.
Based on the successful online browser-based PC RPG brand, The Witcher: Versus immerses players into an action-packed strategic combat world filled with fierce duels, powerful foes and dark magic. Choose between the classes of Witcher, Sorceress or Frightener and jump right into the fray of battle. Fight, gain experience and develop your skills against other players. Embark on quests to prove bravery and battle enemies to unlock new weapons, amulets, and magical items. Players can compete against others playing the online browser and WAP versions of the game for an unparalleled MMO dueling experience.
(The Witcher franchise is one of the industry's most popular PC RPG games and we are proud to collaborate with one2tribe to bring this new version of the browser-based MMO dueling title to the iPhone and iPod touch,) explains Joe Wee, Co-General Manager of Chillingo. (We aim to provide consumers with a variety of game genres to choose from and The Witcher: Versus shines as one of our best MMO titles to date.)
(Fans will still find epic duels in The Witcher: Versus; however we have revolutionized the gameplay for iOS devices so they quickly discover new possibilities and features unseen before,) explains Wojciech Ozimek, the CEO of one2tribe. (Chillingo is the ideal partner to publish our game based on their proven track record we wanted to ensure that our title is introduced properly with new consumers so they can discover the immersive, addictive adventure at their fingertips.)
'˜The Witcher: Versus' will be arriving soon on the Apple App Store. Learn more about the massively addictive game by following http://www.twitter.com/chillingo and http://www.facebook.com/witchervs
Chillingo is a subsidiary of Electronic Arts and publishes innovative games and software for various platforms. Other hit iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPadâ„¢ titles include; Cut the Ropeâ„¢, Angry Birdsâ„¢, Helsing's Fire, Predatorsâ„¢, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaursâ„¢, Minigore, iDracula, and Modern Conflict. For more information about Chillingo please visit http://chillingo.com.
In everything we do, we try to connect people with each other. one2tribe's main business is the creation of innovative MMOGs, combining many technological platforms. Most of our products are available simultaneously on the Internet, on mobile phones including the iPhone, and on social networking sites. Our portfolio contains many innovative projects, the most successful of which have been Xyber Mech one of the aworld's first MMORPGs for mobile phones with unique location-based gameplay, The Witcher: Versus - a browser-based game based on the PC game The Witcher, and Leposy Poland's biggest MMOG for mobile phones.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSâ„¢, EAâ„¢, EA Mobileâ„¢ and POGOâ„¢. In fiscal 2010, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.7 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million units. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.