Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432) announced today that it will be teaming up with KT Corporation (NYSE:KT) in Korea to ‘mutually exchange mobile social games’ between the companies’ respective networks.
This means that KT will offer selected games from Daum Mobage, which is DeNA’s platform in Korea which it operates with the popular Daum web portal. It will also help out with billing integration for in-game purchases of Daum Mobage virtual currency through its Olleh Market.
Likewise, DeNA will offer selected KT titles on its Mobage platform in Japan, lending marketing and consultation support as well. The cross border partnership will likely serve both companies well. ...Tech In Asia 12/14/2012 [en]
- The rival of DeNA, GREE announced a partnership with SingTel last month. Both mobile gaming companies are getting successful in foreign market this year. In US or Europe, they are more focusing on acquisition or partnership with game studios, however, in Asia, it looks that they consider telcos are also important players to tie up with.