By Quinton Miles
Midway expanded their international operations this morning with the formation of Midway Games GmbH, their new subsidiary located in Munich, Germany. Being led by industry vet Uwe Fuerstenberg, Midway Games GmbH will be responsible for all of the company’s sales, marketing and distribution in Germany.
“This is a very exciting time for the new team here in Germany,” said Uwe Fuerstenberg, general manager, Midway Games GmbH. “We look forward to Midway Games GmbH being a huge success in 2005 and beyond. The strength of Midway’s current line-up, coupled with the addition of PC self-publishing makes this the optimum time to expand into the German marketplace.”
The first title from Midway Games GmbH, [i]Shadow Hearts: Covenant[/i] is scheduled to ship for the PlayStation 2 on March 11.