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Online Multiplayer Gaming Platform Comes to iPhone

Online Multiplayer Gaming Platform Comes to iPhone

Posted August 20, 2008 at 5:17pm by iClarified
Exit Games has announced that its multiplayer gaming service, Neutron, is now compatible with the iPhone. This new compatibility update allows game developers to integrate online multiplayer and social gaming features into iPhone games by using Neutron technology, as well as cross-platform capabilities between an iPhone and other mobile devices, PCs and game consoles.

Features of the Neutron multiplayer and social gaming platform include, among others:
● Real-time, turn-based and tournament multiplayer options
● Game lobbies and various matchmaking capabilities
● Buddy lists, leaderboards, profiles, etc.
● In-game voice and text chat
● Billing and in-game microtransactions

"The iPhone presents a very unique opportunity for mobile online gaming as it is both specifically designed for online services and comes with the App Store, an already successful and accessible distribution channel," said Christof Wegmann, CTO of Exit Games, in the press release. "Neutron's support of this new and innovative mobile device will ensure that iPhone game developers have a means to take advantage of its wireless connectivity and add social gaming features," Wegmann said. "The iPhone will surely establish itself as a dominant mobile gaming platform and we're pleased to support multiplayer and social features in games developed for the device."

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