Glu Mobile, the mobile game company, has partnered with Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) to distribute Glu titles on behalf of SPTI in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Commenting on the agreement, Mike Wald, senior vice president, pay television and new media distribution, SPTI said: “This agreement with Glu is strategically important to us as we build our digital distribution business. Mobile content, including mobile games, is a core part of our business and we’re delighted to leverage Glu’s distribution expertise to extend the reach of our titles to mobile carriers around the world.”
One of the first games to launch under the agreement will be based on the upcoming movie, Hancock. The game was produced by SPTI and will be available this June. Glu will also distribute new versions of Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, which are also produced by Sony. SPTI will continue to manage the development and production of mobile games in line with signature Sony Pictures franchises.