SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of social games, today announced the availability of Glu games on Google's Chrome Web Store. Gun Bros, Glu's top title with more than 13 million downloads to date, is available today to the more than 160 million active users worldwide of Chrome. Glu plans to bring other successful titles to Chrome in 2011 including Contract Killer, Big Time Gangsta and family friendly Bug Village.
"Google Chrome offers another powerful platform for Glu to bring great social gaming experiences to global audiences," said Glu CEO, Niccolo de Masi. "We are delighted to be launching one of the first games that support microtransactions on the Chrome Web Store and look forward to bringing additional Glu games to this growing platform."
The Chrome Web Store, which surpassed 17 million total downloads as of Google I/O in May 2011, offers Chrome users a robust portfolio of browser applications. Glu games on Google Chrome will connect gamers through social features, including Facebook. Similar to Android, in-app-purchasing is core to Glu's monetization strategy on Chrome.
About Glu Mobile
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) is a leading global publisher of social games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu's unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers all over the world — supporting iOS, Android, Palm, Windows Phone 7 devices and beyond. Glu is focused on bringing the best in social, freemium, cross-platform mobile gaming experiences to the mass market. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco and has major offices in Brazil, China, Russia and the UK. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP and also partners with leading entertainment brands including Activision, Atari, Caesar's and Fox. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile devices wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com. For live updates, please follow Glu via Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at Facebook.com/glumobile.
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