Codemasters and Infogrames sign 1-year deal
It was announced today that game publisher, Codemasters, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Intersctive entertainment company, Infogrames, Inc. Under this 1-year deal, Infogrames will be the sole distributor for every Codemasters title coming to North America. The first game planning to be distributed is Operation Flashpoint, a military action game for the PC. Codemasters expects to publish 17 SKU’s in the next year under contract.
“We are confident that this new distribution deal with Infogrames will serve our best interest in the North American territories, and having worked closely with Infogrames’ President Denis Guyennot in the past, I am sure we will achieve all of our goals,” commented Sebastien Soulier, President of Codemasters U.S. “Our excitement is heightened by the fact that the first product to be shipped under this partnership will be a game as highly anticipated as Operation Flashpoint."
“We’re thrilled to welcome Codemasters to our affiliate slate and are pleased to be associated with games of the quality that Codemasters develops,” said Wim Stocks, Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution, Infogrames, Inc. “With our distribution network of more than 22,000 outlets, we’re confident that we can help Codemasters achieve the success and renown it has earned in Europe.”
9/5/2001 Matt Stensrud