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  Blacknut and Deep Silver team up to bring Metro Redux and other iconic IPs to Cloud Gaming
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10/15/2020
 


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Paris, 15 October 2020 -- Cloud-gaming specialist Blacknut will be adding games from Deep Silver to its growing catalogue of +400 premium video game titles, thanks to a global licensing deal between the two companies. Blacknut’s cloud gaming service is available to gamers in 33 countries. All games can be played on any compatible PC Android mobile or TV devices, as well as Amazon FireTV’s Stick for a full cross-device experience.

 

The atmospheric, post-apocalyptic FPS survival experience of Metro 2033 Redux, the over-the-top action of Saints Row IV: Re-elected and Saints Row: Gat out of Hell, and the beautiful landscape of Dakar 18’s simulation rally game, are some of the titles that are joining Blacknut’s Cloud Gaming apps, as part of their unlimited access subscription. These games are already available in “prime access” for Blacknut's preferred partner Telecom Italia's TIMGAMES service (powered by Blacknut) and will soon be released to all Blacknut users.

 

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms, and is known by gamers around the world for franchises including Dead Island, Metro and Saints Row. This partnership allows Blacknut cloud gaming service to offer Deep Silver’s games, adding these titles to more than 400 others and join their acclaimed 60+ publisher's list including Gameloft, Square Enix, Focus Home Interactive, Curve Digital and more.

 

“We believe that a cloud gaming service is only as good as the games it offers, which is why we’re excited to be able to make several of Deep Silver’s most iconic games available to Blacknut subscribers,” said Nabil Laredj, Director, Business Development & Licensing at Blacknut. “Games like Metro 2033 Redux and Saints Row are familiar to millions of gamers, and we want to bring them to millions more thanks to the ease and convenience of cloud gaming.”

 

Blacknut launched its own-brand cloud gaming platform in 2018, with consumers Blacknut is a leading cloud gaming provider that enables ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services and media companies to launch their own streaming games services quickly. Blacknut is already powering cloud gaming services for TIMGAMES  in Italy, Swisscom in Switzerland, AIS in Thailand, POST in Luxembourg and Partner TV in Israel. 

 

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About Blacknut

Blacknut is the world's leading pure player cloud gaming service dedicated to the general public, distributed both direct to consumers and B2B through ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services & Media companies. Blacknut offers the largest catalogue of premium games with 400+ titles carefully selected for the whole family; all included in a monthly subscription. The service is now available across Europe, Asia & North America on a wide range of devices, including mobiles, set-top-boxes and Smart TVs. Blacknut was founded in 2016 by Olivier Avaro (CEO) and is headquartered in Rennes, France, with offices in Paris, Seoul and San Francisco. www.blacknut.com

 

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds by creating products of the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.

 

Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the gritty, post-apocalyptic Metro series. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include the next entries into the Saints Row, TimeSplitters and Dead Island franchises. Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, and Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com 

 

About Koch Media

Koch Media is a global developer, publisher and distributor of computer and videogames, gaming hardware and merchandise.

 

 The company's publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, America and Australia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading games publishing partner. Koch Media runs a multi-label strategy with fully owned content providers, including the labels Deep Silver, Milestone and Ravenscourt which publish games for consoles and PC across all physical and digital channels.

Koch Media has formed long-term multi-national publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Konami, Koei Tecmo, NC Soft, Sega, Square Enix, Warner and many others. With its parent company in Höfen, Austria and the Publishing HQ in Munich, Germany, Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong. 

The Koch Media group owns six game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy) and Voxler (Paris / France). Additionally Koch Media collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.   

Koch Media also owns Gaya Entertainment, a leading games merchandise company in Langenfeld, Germany and the Quality Assurance Facility in Olomuc, Czech Republic. Furthermore, with Koch Films the Koch Media Group runs an established film business. Koch Films is a European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as a cinema, TV, online and Home Entertainment distributor.  Koch Media is an Embracer Group company. 

 

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