Glu Mobile and TOM Group to Develop Mobile Social Gaming Platform for China

August 3, 2011

Mobile games developer Glu Mobile (Nasdaq: GLUU) announced a partnership with Chinese media company TOM Group (HKEx stock code: 2383) in “a strategic partnership that will include the development of a smartphone storefront community for the Chinese market.”

This cooperation will combine Glu's high-quality social mobile games with TOM Group's mobile internet cloud experience and e-commerce infrastructure. Both companies will bring unique assets to the partnership which is focused on building into a leading smartphone community portal in China, which is scheduled to launch in the fourth quarter of 2011.

“This partnership with TOM Group is a significant step in our global strategy and will accelerate our smartphone growth in China,” said Glu President and CEO Niccolo de Masi. “ is scheduled to launch in Q4 2011 and we believe it will become quickly recognized by the Chinese gaming community as the leading destination for high quality smartphone and tablet games.”


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