Cider technology powers rich experience for Mac gamers
TORONTO, CANADA – September 27, 2011 – TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V:TNG), the global leader in the multiplatform deployment of games, today announced that EA SPORTS™ FIFA Soccer 12 has been brought to the Mac platform using TransGaming’s Cider Mac enablement product. FIFA Soccer 12 launches today and will be available on Mac through many EA SPORTS distribution channels, including TransGaming’s leading digital distribution site for Mac games, GameTreeMac.com.
TransGaming’s Cider Mac enablement product gives publishers the ability to quickly and cost-effectively enable their games on the high-growth Mac platform. FIFA Soccer 12 is an example of how quickly and easily sophisticated titles with complex online capabilities can be supported by Cider. TransGaming’s Cider has become an excellent enablement technology for many of the world's leading game publishers, including EA, to bring rich, authentic gaming experiences to the Mac platform.
“This marks the first time ever that the best-selling FIFA Soccer franchise is being made available to the Mac gaming community, and it was made possible by our Cider enablement technology,” commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming Inc. “Adding yet another complex, sophisticated game like FIFA Soccer 12 to the rapidly growing portfolio of Cider-enabled products proves once again that Cider is the pre-eminent solution that top-tier publishers look to for Mac platform enablement.”
“TransGaming’s unique Cider technology is the right enabler for us to bring a rich FIFA Soccer experience to fans all over the world,” said Kaz Makita, Vice President and Executive Producer with EA SPORTS. “We’re excited about bringing the world’s most popular sports video game to gamers on the Mac platform for the first time.”
About Electronic Arts Inc.
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company’s game franchises are offered as both packaged goods products and online services delivered through Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets. EA has more than 100 million registered players and operates in 75 countries.
In fiscal 2011, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.6 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster franchises such as The Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield, and Mass Effect™. More information about EA is available at info.ea.com
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About TransGaming Inc.,
TransGaming, Inc. (TSX-V: TNG), is the global leader in the deployment and distribution of electronic entertainment across multiple platforms. TransGaming works with the industry's leading developers and publishers to enable and distribute games for Smart TV set-top boxes, Mac computers, and Linux/CE platforms. TransGaming is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in Ottawa and Atlanta. To learn more about TransGaming visit www.transgaming.com
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