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Oasis Games Enters into Strategic Partnership with Iron Mountain Interactive

This is very interesting especially with the Alien game in the works.

 

Oasis Games Enters into Strategic Partnership with Iron Mountain Interactive

Chinese Global Publisher Leads $3M Series A Round with European Developer Comprised
of Gaming Vets Formerly of Rockstar Games, Take-Two Interactive, Deep Silver, Nexon;
Extending Oasis Games’ Western Gaming Presence by Securing Exclusive Worldwide
Publishing Rights to Upcoming Online Multiplayer Game for PC and Console

BEIJING and VIENNA – July 2, 2018 – Oasis Games Limited (“Oasis Games”), an Asian
leader in AAA PC, console and mobile games that is the strategic global publishing
partner of Sony Interactive Entertainment Shanghai, is leading a $3M strategic
Series A investment into Iron Mountain Interactive GmbH, a Vienna-based,
multi-platform games developer. Led by industry veterans Mike Borras and Helmut
Hutterer, Iron Mountain Interactive is a highly-acclaimed European game development
studio whose team has worked on some of the largest gaming franchises in history
including Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, Manhunt and Dead Island.

Under the terms of the Series A round, Oasis Games has made a cash equity investment
into Iron Mountain Interactive in exchange for a minority stake in the company. The
terms also provide Oasis Games with the exclusive worldwide publishing rights to
Iron Mountain Interactive’s unannounced next game – a competitive, online
multiplayer “Hero Sport” game scheduled for release globally in 2019 on PC,
PlayStation(r)4 system and other console platforms. This is the first Western
investment by Oasis Games and expands the development resources available to make an
impactful launch while giving the company a key new title to expand into the
multi-billion dollar competitive online gaming space.

“This long-term, strategic partnership with Iron Mountain Interactive is our first
investment in a Western company and further strengthens our publishing portfolio and
stable of development talent, as this team’s long and impressive track record for
developing high-quality, unique gameplay experiences for both Western and Asian
audiences, will resonate with our international player base,” said Yuhui Wang, Chief
Executive Officer of Oasis Games. “This partnership marks yet another milestone in
our ongoing strategy for growing our business in the Western market, together with
our partners at Sony Interactive Entertainment Asia.”

“Oasis Games shares our vision for bringing high-quality online multiplayer games to
the world, and they have been doing so globally since 2011,” said Mike Borras, Chief
Executive Officer of Iron Mountain Interactive. “I’m looking forward to working in
partnership with Oasis Games to combine their Chinese and Global platforms and
resources with our love for creating unique and ambitious multiplayer games that can
be enjoyed on multiple platforms by millions of players around the world.”

To date, Oasis Games has released 90 titles across multiple platforms including PC,
console and mobile, including the blockbuster online RPG, Legend Online, that has
over 50 million players. Its global publishing resources allow developers to reach
players around the world while giving them the freedom to chart their own course.

Further details on the upcoming title from Iron Mountain Interactive will be
revealed in the coming months. Follow the latest news on Oasis Games on Twitter at:
@OAS_Games<https://twitter.com/OAS_Games> or visit the official website at
www.oasgames.com<http://www.oasgames.com>.

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