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Goodgame Studios are building
on their successes in Asia and have reached an agreement for
Qihoo 360. Goodgame Studios is the first gaming
company in Europe to work directly with the technology giant. Qihoo
360 is the Chinese equivalent of Google Play, and with around 300
million users, is the biggest Android app store in the country. In
October 2014, Empire: Four Kingdoms will become the first German
game to be launched on Qihoo 360.
"Qihoo is a giant among the app stores in China, which is why
this partnership is such a big milestone for our expansion in Asia.
We have already enjoyed great success in Korea and Japan, and have
offices in Tokyo and Seoul. Our partnership with Qihoo shows that
in China too, we are working with the best to build something big
for the long term," said Patrick Abrar, Chief Sales Officer at
Goodgame Studios. In Japan Empire: Four Kingdoms shot straight to
the 1st spot in the download charts. Worldwide the game is
regularly among the top 10 highest-grossing game apps.