Glu and Activision Announce Exclusive Worldwide Partnership to Bring Next Call of Duty Title to Mobile Phones
Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq:GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced a strategic worldwide partnership with Activision, Inc., to develop an upcoming Call of Duty® title for mobile phones. Through this exclusive agreement, Glu will create a future title in the critically-acclaimed Call of Duty franchise, giving gamers around the world a way to experience Call of Duty directly on their mobile phones.
"We’re thrilled to engage in an exclusive partnership with Activision and bring a new Call of Duty title to mobile gamers worldwide,” said Greg Ballard, chief executive officer and president, Glu. “The Call of Duty franchise has brought new meaning and innovation to the first person action category and is a great addition to Glu’s portfolio of award-winning games.”
Today’s announcement highlights Glu’s superior studio capabilities and solid relationships with wireless carriers around the world that enable the company to deploy titles to a vast audience of consumers worldwide.
“Glu’s well-earned reputation for publishing award-winning quality mobile games, and their proven ability to deploy titles globally made them a clear choice as our partner to bring the next Call of Duty to mobile gamers,” said David Anderson, senior director of business development at Activision. “The mobile launch will give fans the ability to experience the thrilling action and heart-pounding intensity of Call of Duty, whenever and wherever they are.”
The critically-acclaimed, blockbuster Call of Duty series is known for its cinematic intensity, epic battlefield moments and intense multiplayer action. The Glu mobile version will be available to consumers on major wireless carriers around the world later this year.