SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, today announced the availability of MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2018 on the App Store and Google Play. In partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA), and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant – MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2018 offers players 24/7 access to Major League action!
The latest franchise installment contains several updates including a new Create-A-Player feature that allows users to customize a player of their own and compete against MLB’s best, and a Pick’em feature that allows users to predict real game results to win in-game prizes. Real baseball strategy and console-quality graphics bring the Major League Baseball experience to life!
“We’re incredibly proud to deliver the latest installment in the Tap Sports Baseball franchise, just in time for the 2018 season,” said Nick Earl, Glu’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Developed by our talented team of baseball enthusiasts here at Glu, the franchise has delivered year-over-year gameplay enhancements and revenue growth, and we look forward to its continued success this year.”
“The team has worked hard to create a truly authentic baseball experience for players,” said Jerome Collin, Vice President of Glu Sports. “Each year we work to further refine the experience, and this year is all about customization. For the first time ever we’ve incorporated night games, and Create-a-Player allows our users to get in on the action themselves. We can’t wait to see everyone’s custom players!”
About MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2018
In partnership with MLB, the MLBPA, the MLBPAA, and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2018 delivers a social-competitive experience allowing players of all ages to strategically manage their very own baseball teams. Marks, logos, and players from all 30 MLB teams offer an authentic gameplay experience while seamless turn-based gameplay and one-touch controls allow for quick session lengths anytime, anywhere. Fan favorite Kris Bryant returns as the game’s featured player. In 2016, Bryant helped lead the Cubs to a World Series championship and was named the National League Most Valuable Player. Choose your players, set your lineups, and challenge your friends in MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2018!
Features of MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2018
- Tap to swing with easy one-touch controls, anytime and anywhere
- Create-A-Player lets you dominate the league
- Test your MLB predictions in Pick’em to get extra rewards
- Build and level-up your MLB roster to climb up the leaderboards
- Compete for the greatest baseball legends in daily events and challenges
- Swing for the fences in Home Run Battles mode and go for glory in Walk Off Hero mode
- Join a Club or create your own to compete in exclusive events for top prizes
Cautions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains certain “forward-looking statements” related to the business of Glu Mobile Inc., including statements that the Tap Sports Baseball franchise has delivered year-over-year gameplay enhancements and revenue growth and we look forward to its continued success this year. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk that the Tap Sports Baseball franchise does not continue its year-over-year revenue growth; the risk that consumer demand for smartphones, tablets and next-generation platforms does not grow as significantly as we anticipate or that we will be unable to capitalize on any such growth; and the risk that we do not realize a sufficient return on our investment with respect to our efforts to develop free-to-play games for smartphones, tablets and next-generation platforms. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in our public filings with the SEC. Glu is not under obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
About Glu Mobile
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) is a leading creator of mobile games. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with Bay Area studios in Burlingame and San Mateo, and international locations in Toronto and Hyderabad. With a history spanning over a decade, Glu’s culture is rooted in taking smart risks and fostering creativity to deliver world-class interactive experiences for our players. Glu’s diverse portfolio features top-grossing and award-winning original and licensed IP titles including, Cooking DASH, Covet Fashion, Deer Hunter, Design Home, MLB Tap Sports Baseball and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood available worldwide on various platforms including the App Store and Google Play. For more information, visit www.glu.com or follow Glu on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Cooking DASH, Covet Fashion, Deer Hunter, Design Home, Tap Sports, Glu and Glu Mobile are trademarks of Glu Mobile Inc.
About Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB currently features record levels of labor peace, competitive balance and industry revenues, as well as the most comprehensive drug-testing program in American professional sports. MLB remains committed to making an impact in the communities of the U.S., Canada and throughout the world, perpetuating the sport’s larger role in society and permeating every facet of baseball’s business, marketing and community relations endeavors. With the continued success of MLB Advanced Media and MLB Network, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy America’s National Pastime and a truly global game. For more information on Major League Baseball, visit www.MLB.com.
The Major League Baseball Players Association (www.MLBPLAYERS.com) is the collective bargaining representative for all professional baseball players of the thirty Major League Baseball teams, and serves as the exclusive group licensing agent for commercial and licensing activities involving active Major League baseball players. On behalf of its members it operates the Players Choice licensing program and the Players Choice Awards - which benefit the needy through the Major League Baseball Players Trust (www.PlayersTrust.org), a charitable foundation established and run entirely by Major League baseball players. Follow: @MLB_Players; @MLBPAClubhouse; @MLBPlayersTrust.