November 15, 2004
Vodafone live! with 3G launches 3D Wireless Games
Vodafone today announces the global launch of Vodafone live! with 3G across an unrivalled 13 countries. Vodafone live! with 3G will be available in Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.
Vodafone live! with 3G takes mobile games to the next level with its VFX games engine. Not only will the catalogue of Vodafone favourites be more accessible than ever before, but the larger download capabilities of Vodafone's 3G network will offer even better graphics, sound and depth to its games content, providing customers with a much better games experience.
The additional bandwidth of 3G also paves the way for high quality 3D games and Vodafone is introducing a range of branded titles at launch. These include a world mobile exclusive of the console smash hit "Crash Twinsanity" (Wonderphone/Vivendi Universal Games), Sega's "Super Real Tennis", stunning racing action with "Ferrari Experience 3D" and the downhill excitement of "Extreme Air Snowboarding" from Sumea/Digital Chocolate. Thrills of another kind are available in Superscape's "3D Evel-ution", based on the world-renowned stuntman, Evel Knievel. Another Sumea/Digital Chocolate produced Vodafone exclusive, and making its debut on mobile, is the fun and compelling, "Beach Minigolf".
A selection of Vodafone live! with 3G launch handsets will feature embedded, limited-play trials and trailers of the above titles enabling customers to "try before you buy". The Vodafone live! with 3G portal will feature a full dynamic listing of the games charts, ensuring customers always have easy access to the most popular games.
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