Free-to-Play Battlestar Galactica Online and Drakensang Online Available
Now in Amazon Digital Games Store
San Francisco, CA - August 15, 2012 -
Bigpoint - a worldwide leader in online games today announced the
availability of Bigpoint's popular free-to-play titles in the newly launched
Amazon digital games service, Game Connect. From August 12-18, Bigpoint's
Battlestar Galactica Online and Drakensang Online will be highlighted as "Game
of the Week" in the Amazon Game Store, under the category of free-to-play and
massively multiplayer online (MMO) games.
"We're excited to be working with Amazon on this initiative as we continue to
make our games available to gamers worldwide," said Ed Kim, Head of Business
Development, Bigpoint Inc. "Battlestar Galactica Online and Drakensang Online
are exceptionally dynamic titles that we believe Amazon's community will
appreciate and enjoy, and with the launch Game Connect, millions of new users
can access Bigpoint's titles more conveniently."
Both of Bigpoint's hit titles can be easily discovered in the Amazon Game Store.
Based on Battlestar Galactica, the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning Syfy
television series, Battlestar Galactica Online is a tactical space combat MMO
that combines immersive mission-based gameplay and exploration with
high-quality, 3D graphics. Players can choose to fight as a Human or Cylon in a
constant struggle to control the universe. In Drakensang Online, the
action-packed, hack-n-slash fantasy MMORPG, players can embark upon a mysterious
adventure to become a fearless warrior against evil of the Anderworld. The game
incorporates challenging quests, an impressive armory of weapons, and over 100
hours of gaming content.
Game Connect is a new technology that integrates Amazon user accounts directly
to the free-to-play title of choice, and enables users to securely purchase
in-game items and subscriptions through the online retailer. Customers have the
option to download a number of free-to-play titles or play directly in their web
browser. Amazon has strategically selected Bigpoint among a dozen game
developers for the initial release of Game Connect.
During the week of August 12-18,Battlestar Galactica Online and Drakensang
Online will be featured in the free-to-play games and MMO section of the Amazon
Game Store. In the months to come, Bigpoint will introduce new games from their
successful suite of online titles to the Amazon platform.
For information about Bigpoint's extensive variety of games, visit
Bigpoint 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 275 million registered users in over 25 languages. The company?s
portfolio includes casual, core, and hardcore titles, including Battlestar
Galactica Online, Universal Monsters Online, and Drakensang Online. Over 900
employees from more than 35 countries work together at Bigpoint offices in
Hamburg, Berlin, San Francisco, S?o Paulo, Paris, London, and Malta. For more
information please visit