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gPotato Adds More Games Through Bigpoint Partnership

Posted Tue, Jan 24, 2012 by Martuk

gPotato has added another six games to its free-to-play platform thanks to a new partnership with browser-based game developer Bigpoint. The new partnership will add titles that include Battlestar Galactica Online, Darkorbit, Seafight and more.

To celebrate the arrival of the new titles, gPotato is giving away $900 in prizes. Ten Facebook fans will have the chance to win $50 in gPotato currency that can be redeemed for any game on the gPotato portal. Five other players will win a SUMO beanbag or a Razer gaming mouse. Additional details are available on the gPotato website and via the press release after the break.


gPotato Announces Partnership with Bigpoint

Six Top Browser MMOs Added to the gPotato Game Portal

Sunnyvale, Calif. January 24 – The gPotato Game Portal became fully multi-platform with the addition of six top browser games from leading developer Bigpoint. Players of gPotato can now enjoy strategy and action MMOs right in their browsers and explore the worlds of Battlestar Galactica Online, Farmerama, and more! The partnership brings new opportunities for both companies to reach a different market.

“We’re excited to partner with Bigpoint, a strong developer who shares our commitment to the free-to-play business model,” said Kenny Yan, Director of Operations at gPotato. “With this collaboration we have successfully increased our portfolio’s genre support, and more importantly, we have become a multi-platform gaming destination for our community thanks to Bigpoint’s quality browser games.”

”Key partnerships with leading game portals are vital to our continued global growth,” said Ed Kim, Director of Business Development at Bigpoint Inc. “With gPotato, we have found a great partner and are confident they will generate positive results that further bolster our community of players.”

To welcome the new browser games, gPotato will be giving away $900 worth of prizes to its players. Ten lucky Facebook fans will receive $50 worth of gPotato currency, which can be redeemed in any game on the portal, for explaining which browser game is their favorite. Five more players will win either a SUMO beanbag or a Razer mouse for editing a picture of the gPotato mascot into a screenshot from one of the browser games. More details can be found at the official rules.

The gPotato Game Portal has added many new games and features in recent months and is excited to create even more enjoyment for its community with Bigpoint as a partner. Every game on gPotato is always free-to-play, and the addition of great games from a like-minded partner brings rich new variety to the portal’s 11 million users.

About gPotato
Founded in 2004, gPotato is a leading publisher of free-to-play online games. The gPotato Game Portal at www.gpotato.com hosts a diverse and lively portfolio of games such as Fly for Fun, Rappelz, Iris, Luna, Aika, Allods, Prius, and Uncharted Waters Online. gPotato now eagerly awaits the upcoming release of its newest MMO, Sevencore! Over 11 million registered users gather to play gPotato’s games for free every day. Through the uniquely powerful vehicle of online games, gPotato connects people from all over the world to create a fun and friendly global community.

About Bigpoint
Bigpoint (http://www.bigpoint.com) is an online-game developer, publisher and content provider for more than 1000 global distribution partners. Bigpoint’s free-to-play games are played by over 240 million registered users in over 30 languages. The company’s diversified portfolio includes high quality games for browser, mobile and social platforms. More than 800 employees from over 35 different nations work at the company headquarters in Hamburg, Germany or at other locations in Berlin, San Francisco, São Paulo, and Malta. For more information, please visit www.bigpoint.net.


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