Gaming Corps and Real Madrid Basketball announces partnership to create new Slam Dunk game
Gaming Corps (Nasdaq: GCOR) and Real Madrid C.F. Basketball today announced a partnership to create a new and exciting Slam Dunk Basketball game based on the Real Madrid brand. The agreement gives Gaming Corps the rights to use the brand while Real Madrid will promote the game through their social media channels, where currently they have 20 million followers, more then any other european sports club. The new game will be based on Gaming Corps popular game Slam Dunk basketball.
Real Madrid is one of the worlds must successful and well-known sports clubs. The club started as a pure football club. In 1930 the club started a basketball team that has since been as successful as the football team. Real Madrid Basketball has won the Spanish league 32 times and the Euroleague, basketball's equivalent to the Champions League, 9 times.
Real Madrid Basketball has 20 M followers on Facebook, more than any other European Basketball club.
A key success factor and the base for the agreement has been Gaming Corps successfull game series, Slam Dunk Basketball, so far downloaded over 7 million times in app stores. The future game, with the working title Real Madrid Slam Dunk, will be developed be Red Fly Sudios in Austin, TX for the mobile platforms iOS (Apple) and Android (Google).
- The agreement, which has been negotiated over several months, is the first of its kind for Gaming Corps. We are happy and proud to enter into a partnership with one of the sporting world's leading and most recognized brands , says Gaming Corps CEO , Magnus Kolaas. Our ambition is to establish our brand Slam Dunk Basketball on the global market. We already have seven million downloads which demonstrates Slam Dunks Basketballs popularity and potential, he continues.
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