Gameloft Decides to Come Back to Android

November 26, 2009
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So just a couple of days ago Gameloft decided to quit from the Android platform and said it was because they were not making any money. Now, it would appear, they had a change of hearth, or maybe someone was a little confused. I don't know, the thing is, they are coming back.

Gameloft’s finance director Alexandre de Rochefort, said last time that they were significantly cutting their investment in Android platform, just like many others. And that the Android Market is not as neatly done as on the iPhone. But now, the company has posted a press release with the title "Gameloft Supports The 2nd Generation of Android Phones".

Okay, so, were they cutting back on first generation Android phones the other day, or what the heck? I mean, de Rochefort also mentioned that Gameloft are selling 400 times more games on iPhone than on Android. And that on Android 'nobody is making significant revenue'. So why the change of hearth? Now they will work for free?

Well, whatever it was, here's the press release for your reading pleasure:

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Gameloft Supports the 2nd Generation of Android Phones

Paris – Gameloft®, a world leader in the publishing and development of downloadable video games, plans to launch High Definition games on next generation Android phones like the Motorola Droid and the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.

"The arrival of this new generation of phones will allow the development of High Definition games that make the most of the technological capacity and the speed of execution offered by the new Android phones. Consumers will benefit from a top quality gaming experience," says Gonzague de Vallois, vice-president of Publishing at Gameloft.

Gameloft also continues to support the current generation of Android phones and announces the imminent arrival of titles such as Assassin’s Creed. These titles will be accessible on the Android Marketplace and Gameloft internet sites and will further strengthen our catalogue of Android games already available.


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