Axion announces Publishing Deal for Mars: Infinite Dimensions with Wicked Interactive in 5 New Countries Including the US & Canada
VANCOUVER, Dec. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Axion Ventures Inc. ("Axion" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: AXV) (OTCQX: AXNVF) is pleased to announce through its majority-owned subsidiary, Axion Games, a new publishing partnership with Wicked Interactive Ltd. ("Wicked") for the recently completed MARS: Infinite Dimensions ("MARS ID"). Under this partnership, MARS ID will be made available in English, French, and German to over 12 million gamers on Wicked's SUBA Games platform by the end of Q2 2020 in the following countries: United States, Canada, UK, Germany and France.
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New publishing deal with Wicked increases total addressable market for MARS ID by 12 million gamers
Expected launch under Wicked publishing deal by the end of Q2 2020
Axion Ventures CEO, J. Todd Bonner, further commented, "The MARS franchise has proven to be a significant commercial success for Axion since it was first released in 2011, and I am tremendously excited to see the game continue to grow its player base. Wicked Interactive has put together an aggressive and well-conceived marketing plan to publish MARS ID in North America and Europe. With its extremely large player base and 10+ years of successful publishing experience of Multiplayer Online Games, Wicked Interactive is the ideal publisher to carry on the success of the MARS franchise."
"We are extremely excited about this strategic partnership," said Sam Ho, Director of Wicked Interactive. "With Axion's unique ability in producing top-notch AAA content combined with our track record in publishing major successful MMO titles, we are certain that MARS will take the North American & European markets by storm. We look forward to unlocking the full revenue potential of this amazing IP."
MARS: Infinite Dimensions
First released in 2011, as an online third-person shooter in China, MARS ID is the fourth iteration of the MARS franchise that has amassed over 23 million downloads of its three previous versions. MARS ID looks to build on its loyal existing gamer network in some of the largest global video game markets like the United States.