KDDI and Colopl announced that they jointly provide au one Colopl+, location-based game platform. The service starts November 11 for au feature phones, and also for Android smartphones from late November.
KDDI said au one Colopl + is a portal of location-based services, to which location-based advertising and other services than games will be considered to be added. At the launch, 3 games running on the platform are to be prepared. API of au one Colopl+ is open to third party developers which will provide games or utility applications.
Colopl has provided Colony na Seiaktsu PLUS since 2005, and the number of users surpasses 1.5 million as of November 10, 2010. The company announced that it will provide Colopl+ for NTT Docomo and Softbank as well as KDDI, including other Android devices and iPhone in late November.