Glu Credits provide gamers a universal currency for use across top
Glu Android titles
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 24, 2012--
Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global developer and publisher of freemium
games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced the launch of
its new Android™ subscription service, Glu VIP Club. Glu also announced
today a universal currency called Glu Credits for use across top Glu
The Glu VIP Club allows users to receive significant bonus Glu Credit
value as part of a monthly membership fee. Glu Credits are a universal
currency available for purchase by Glu gamers on Google Play™, and can
be applied toward items in a game’s store across top Glu Android titles.
“The availability of subscriptions on Google Play marks a significant
inflection point for mobile gaming on Android devices,” said Niccolo de
Masi, President and CEO at Glu. “The Glu VIP Club leverages Glu Credits
to offer compelling value and a frictionless experience to the growing
community of Glu gamers on Android. We’re pleased to be the first game
developer to launch subscriptions and a universal currency across our
rapidly expanding catalog of Android games.”
The subscription based Glu VIP Club allows users to earn, purchase and
spend Glu Credits in any game that utilizes the universal Glu Credits
currency. With a deep and increasing catalog of games, players who join
the Glu VIP Club have an enormous variety of in-app virtual items to add
into their gameplay. Glu VIP Club membership benefits also include entry
into monthly VIP Sweepstakes.
The monthly VIP Sweepstakes include:
All Glu VIP Club members are entered into monthly VIP Sweepstakes for
the chance to win a wide range of exciting prizes.
Silver members are entered into the monthly Silver VIP Sweepstakes,
while Gold members are entered into both the monthly Silver VIP
Sweepstakes and the monthly Gold VIP Sweepstakes for double the chance
to win prizes.
Prizes vary from month to month. A list of current and past prizes,
along with the Glu VIP Club Sweepstakes rules, is available at: http://m.glu.com/android/sweepstakes.
The Glu VIP Club is coming soon to the following games on Google Play:
Frontline Commando – One Man. One War. You are the Frontline Commando. http://bit.ly/LbIa23
Deer Hunter Reloaded – The most realistic and authentic hunting
simulation! Bag the biggest game out there! http://bit.ly/JPpreY
Blood & Glory – Battle in the arena and entertain crowds in a fight to
the death. http://bit.ly/JNM706
Samurai vs. Zombies Defense – Play as a Samurai and defend your
village against hordes of attacking zombies! http://bit.ly/JkdPDw
Contract Killer: Zombies – Save the remnants of humanity by
slaughtering every zombie in your path! http://bit.ly/JNO64m
Contract Killer – Enforcer or Assassin, call it what you like – you’re
a Contract Killer. http://bit.ly/JkeFjO
Lil’ Kingdom – Work and play in your own lil’ underground kingdom! http://bit.ly/KUZ0FM
Gun Bros Multiplayer – Don’t be a T.O.O.L…Enlist with the Gun Bros
Big Time Gangsta – Small time thugs don’t survive in these streets! http://bit.ly/JjQyT6
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of
freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on
creating compelling original IP games such as GUN BROS, DEER HUNTER,
BLOOD & GLORY, and SAMURAI VS. ZOMBIES DEFENSE on a wide range
of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone, Google Chrome, and
MAC OS. Glu’s unique technology platform enables its titles to be
accessible to a broad audience of consumers globally. Founded in 2001,
Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with major offices outside
Seattle, and overseas in Brazil, Canada, China, and Russia. Consumers
can find high-quality 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.
DEER HUNTER, FRONTLINE COMMANDO, BLOOD & GLORY, SAMURAI VS. ZOMBIES
DEFENSE, CONTRACT KILLER: ZOMBIES, CONTRACT KILLER, LIL’ KINGDOM, GUN
BROS, BIG TIME GANGSTA, GLU, GLU MOBILE and the ‘g’ character logo are
trademarks of Glu Mobile Inc. Android and Google Play are trademarks of
Source: Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile Inc.
Adam Flanders, 415-800-6146