SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, today announced the availability of WWE Universe on the App Store and Google Play. As part of a multi-year agreement with WWE (NYSE: WWE), and developed by the same studio as Glu’s largest sports franchise, Tap Sports Baseball, WWE Universe offers the most authentic WWE experience on mobile to date, allowing players to build and train dream rosters before challenging others.
One-touch controls, console-quality graphics, and nearly 700 unique in-ring animations allow players to bring the action of WWE with them wherever they go. The game also features a robust roster of more than 240 Superstars, Legends and Hall of Famers to choose from including The Rock®, Roman Reigns®, Becky Lynch®, Seth Rollins®, Kofi Kingston®, Ronda Rousey® and Andre The Giant™.
“WWE Universe is the culmination of Glu and WWE’s shared goal of delivering best-in-class mobile entertainment for players around the world,” said Nick Earl, Glu’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Developed by an incredibly talented team of WWE enthusiasts, the game delivers on authenticity and features gameplay elements that create an immersive in-ring experience players will enjoy. We expect this game to expand our user reach globally, bolster our sports genre portfolio, and deliver year round results as a solid Growth Game.”
“With a true passion for WWE and a best-in-class development team, Glu has created a unique mobile experience that will resonate with fans worldwide and enable them to further engage with our brand,” said Brian Flinn, WWE Chief Marketing & Communications Officer.
Features of WWE Universe
- Assemble a roster of your favorite Raw, SmackDown Live and NXT Superstars – Including Legends and Hall of Famers
- Authentic storylines, signature moves, chants and music
- Explore in-game storylines and content tied to current WWE programming
- Time your tap to deliver your favorite Superstars’ signature moves with easy one-touch controls
- Train your Superstars to their full potential
- Compete against other players around the world in daily and weekly events, PvP and challenges
- Join a Club or create your own to access exclusive events and win 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 we expect WWE Universe to expand our user reach globally, bolster our sports genre portfolio, and deliver year round results as a solid Growth Game. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk that successfully developing and monetizing free-to-play games is a challenging business model; 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 the markets in which we operate are highly competitive. 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 additional locations in San Mateo, 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.
WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE’s TV-PG, family-friendly programming can be seen in more than 800 million homes worldwide in 28 languages. WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 over-the-top premium network that includes all live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 180 countries. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo.
Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.