August 2, 2011
NASDAQ-LISTED The9 Ltd. announced today that it will get the sole licensing of Exit Games’ Photon game engine in China.
Guoding Shen, The9’s vice president said that by using Exit Games’ leading network engine and socket server ‘Photon’, few services are needed to support a large game. The9 hopes domestic developers can build and distribute rich cross-platform games quickly, easily and without compromise. The9 is expecting a win-win situation with developers.
Photon engine now supports various platforms – such as Unity, iOS, Android, Flash, Silverlight, and HTML5; with Phonton’s help, developers can easily achieve the goal of multiuser real-time playing on browsers, PCs, Macs and mobile devices including iPad, iPhone and Android phones. Games companies like OpenFeint，Bigpoint，Walt Disney，KONAMI are all using products of Exit Games.