Playcast Media Announces Partnership With Playfect, Leading Providers of Video Game Accessories for Game Platforms and Consoles

Jun 29, 2010, 02:57 ET from Playcast Media

LONDON, June 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Playcast Media, the world's leading video games streaming provider, has announced a partnership with Playfect, a leader in games accessories solutions. The partnership allows Playcast to offer TV operators a wide range of game controllers as part of its comprehensive end-to-end solution. The Playcast/Playfect portfolio includes various types of peripherals, ranging from traditional game-pads, through driving kits, motion sensing controllers, fitness accessories and a variety of musical instrument controllers.

Guy de Beer, Playcast CEO: "The game controllers are an essential part of the overall gaming experience. With this partnership, TV operators can now benefit from a complete games-on-demand kit which can be easily integrated with an existing set top box. Playfect were the natural fit for our solution, as they combine high-end controllers which are fully customizable to the operator's branding and packaging needs. One other important benefit for our PayTV partners is the affordable price, which compares to TV remote controls currently distributed by operators."

Liran Arkavia, VP sales & Marketing of Playfect: "The partnership with Playcast allows us to enter the mass media market and extend our reach significantly beyond the retail space. With our diverse and wide range of products we can provide every Playcast service subscriber with a whole bouquet of affordable peripherals to facilitate any and all types of gaming experiences."

About Playcast:

Playcast is the world-leader of TV on-demand, console free video-game streaming technology.

Playcast Media delivers high-quality console-free video gaming directly through existing Cable and IPTV set-top boxes and is the first gaming-on-demand technology for Cable and IPTV in the world.

About Playfect:

Playfect(TM) manufactures, develops, designs and markets video game accessories for game platforms and consoles. Their products are sold in more than 20 countries worldwide. Playfect(TM) offers a rich and varied range of products in tune with the latest trends and fashions in the video game industry. The company's innovative product and packaging design have made a significant impact on the increase of sales within the industry's retail markets. The experienced and innovative Playfect(TM) team will be announcing further cutting-edge video game accessories in the future.


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