files/pictures/picture-35.jpgSony Ericsson Mobile Communications has announced it will deliver eleven mobile games from Sorrent on Sony Ericsson's most popular handsets. North American mobile subscribers using the T610/T616 or T630/T637 handsets will be able to purchase such single and multiplayer games as YAO MING BASKETBALL '04 PRESENTED BY FOX SPORTS, FOX SPORTS BOXING, FOX SPORTS FOOTBALL '04, FOX SPORTS HOCKEY '04, FOX SPORTS TRACK & FIELD '04, FOX SPORTS SOCCER '04, FOX SPORTS RACING, SHARK HUNT, 3D SLAM PING PONG, DURATRAX MOBILE RC and WILD 8-BALL. The games will be available in Q2 2004.
"Mobile devices continue to evolve as game platforms. With our new phone features, such as high quality color screens and the easy-to-use joystick, we've seen consumers really seek out new mobile games," said Gregory Graham, U.S. applications product marketing manager for Sony Ericsson North America. "By collaborating with a great game publisher like Sorrent, Sony Ericsson further demonstrates its commitment to building out its extensive library of games available for the handsets."
"Sony Ericsson is designing phones that appeal to everyone from the casual to the most avid mobile gamers," said Tamara Artim, vp of sales for Sorrent. "These new handsets really showcase our game play -- and with the joystick control, we expect to see Sony Ericsson handset customers run up very high scores on the leader board."
Established in 2001 by Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and Sony Corp., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB creates hardware to bring multimedia communications to mobile devices. The company's management is based in London, and has 4,000 employees across the globe working on research, development, design, sales, marketing, distribution and support. For further information, visit www.SonyEricsson.com
Sorrent is a leading creator and global publisher of wireless entertainment. Founded in 2001, Sorrent has attracted top-tier venture capital firms including NEA, Sienna Ventures and Globespan Capital Partners. For more information, visit www.sorrent.com