Shanda Games Announces License of Chain Chronicle from SEGA Networks
Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with SEGA Networks, a leading Japanese mobile game publisher and developer, for the operating rights of its new mobile role-playing card game Chain Chronicle in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea. Chain Chronicle will be made available for both iOS and Android-based phones.
Chain Chronicle was released in July 2013 for Android-based phones and August 2013 for iOS-based phones in Japan. The mobile game immediately ranked among the Top Ten Grossing Apps in both Google Play's Japan App Store and in Apple's Japan App Store. The mobile game stayed among the Top Ten Grossing Action Games Apps in Apple's Japan App store and Top Ten Grossing Arcade and Action Games Apps in Google Play's Japan App Store for over three months after its launch, according to mobile analytics website App Annie.
Separately, the Company was again nationally recognized during the 2013 Golden Plume Awards Ceremony. Shanda Games received a total of eight industry awards, with several of its most prominent games including Million Arthur, Final Fantasy 14