SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PlayPhone, Inc., a global leader in mobile social gaming, announced today that Claro Brazil has launched Ideias Social Games—the first Latin American extension of PlayPhone’s popular mobile social gaming network.
Ideias Social Games, powered by PlayPhone, is now available to Claro Brazil customers. Ideias Social Games enables Brazilian gamers to seamlessly connect to PlayPhone’s social gaming network and play popular games with gamers from around the world. Gamers can instantly discover and play free or premium games while keeping up-to-date on their friends’ latest game-playing activities. Ideias Social Games features direct carrier billing and a universal network currency called Claro Credits™, which can be redeemed across all games on the network. Claro Credits make it easy for gamers to purchase in-game virtual goods or premium games with just a few clicks, and the charges appear on the customer’s phone bill, eliminating the need for gamers to input credit card information.
“Powered by PlayPhone, Claro’s Ideias Social Games offers Brazilian gamers a premiere mobile gaming destination to discover and play their favorite games with their friends anytime, anywhere,” said Ron Czerny, founder and CEO of PlayPhone. “By working with our service provider customers closely, we’re providing a robust mobile social gaming solution with customizable stores and a technologically sound global network. And we’ve made it easy for game developers to integrate their games with PlayPhone, ensuring an ongoing pipeline of the best and most popular social games.”
PlayPhone powers game stores for leading worldwide carriers and unites a global gaming community across multiple platforms. PlayPhone is currently experiencing rapid growth with recently announced partnerships with Verizon, AT&T, Claro, and Rogers with additional carrier announcements coming soon. Preloaded on millions of mobile devices, PlayPhone is the world’s leading mobile social gaming network that connects carriers to a global gaming community. With PlayPhone, carriers get an end-to-end premiere mobile social gaming solution with customized carrier games stores and the most technologically advanced global gaming network.
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About PlayPhone, Inc.
PlayPhone is the world’s leading mobile social gaming network, connecting global mobile service providers to a global gaming community. PlayPhone enables on-network gaming app stores for leading carriers and offers mobile customers a single, engaging app to discover and play their favorite games with friends. In addition, PlayPhone lets game developers leverage PlayPhone’s extraordinary reach to launch and monetize games with a single integration SDK. Based in San Francisco, Calif., PlayPhone is funded by top venture firms Menlo Ventures, Cardinal Venture Capital, Coral Group, and Scale Venture Partners.