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WildTangent Games service to come pre-installed on all Asus tablets

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Zen Terrelonge

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Devices / Android / May 21st 2013 at 1:08PM

New global deal part of aim to provide cross-device experience.

Games discovery and monetisation network WildTangent recently secured a deal with Sony to come pre-installed on Xperia devices, adding to the 100 million handsets and tablets it already serves.

The games firm now furthers its reach by securing a contract with Taiwanese OEM Asus, and the deal will see the WildTangent Games service pre-installed on all Asus tablets globally.

Users will have initially have access to premium games and in-app items for free, which is achieved through brand advertisers providing the company's revenue. Once the freebie period is over, users can rent games at a low cost.

Sean Vanderdasson, SVP at WildTangent, said: "Our focus is on providing a fantastic cross-device games experience by providing consumers with new choices to play top games for free or for rent, without the commitment to buy them.By partnering with ASUS, a global leader in the tablet and PC space, we can help their customers find and play great games."

Vira Chang, Head of the eBusiness Service Department at ASUS, added: "WildTangent makes it easy for owners of ASUS tablets to install games from a wide selection of publishers. Through our partnership, we are able to extend WildTangent’s streamlined service to our consumers."

WildTangent can be found inside the Asus@vibe+ for Android entertainment hub. Additionally, WildTangent will soon launch for Asus Windows 8 PCs.