"Atari is the perfect partner for us, as we continue our climb to become one of the top digital download sites in the world," said Theodore Bergquist, CEO of Paradox Interactive and GamersGate."The company and its affiliates have an impressive portfolio and we are thrilled to see Atari take an active role in offering their customers a digital distribution option".
Atari plans to release some of its PC portfolio through GamersGate, giving gamers access to old back-catalogue favorites such as Masters of Orion® 3, Act of War: High Treason and Desperados® 2 in addition to new and popular games like The Witcher™. .
"Digital distribution is a huge growth area globally, and for Atari Inc., in particular," said Nizzi Renaud, vice president of web development and content, Atari, Inc."We are particularly excited by the chance to make some of our PC titles available on GamersGate and to cement our relationship with their gaming audience."
The first titles in the Atari and GamersGate agreement are scheduled for release today.