TOMB RAIDER LEGEND
AWOMO BETA LIVE
Copyright 2009 GDI Press Release
[ February 11th 2009 ]
Game Domain International Plc (GDI) today announced
a second milestone in the Public Beta of its revolutionary
games download platform AWOMO with the launch
of Tomb Raider:
Legend from Eidos,
originally released in 2006.
will be free of charge to play via www.awomo.com
for a period of one month from today, for consumers
to continue stress testing GDI's new platform
that allows PC games to be downloaded in minutes
rather than hours.
anticipated Public Beta of the AWOMO digital delivery
platform features new technology that delivers
even the largest AAA PC games in minutes rather
than hours compared with conventional download
services, directly from a web browser. It enables
consumers to start playing a game while it is
downloading without interruption to the game play.
Raider: Legend is the perfect title both to showcase
our unique super-fast download technology, and
continue our stress trials," explained Roger
Walkden, Chief Executive of GDI. "We have
already proved in our first test that via AWOMO,
players can be playing a game 5x faster than conventional
Tomb Raider: Legend , a 7.2GB game, we can demonstrate
that players on an 8 Megabit line can be playing
the game within 11 minutes, a staggering 11x the
speed of competing services and twice as fast
as our previous Beta test game."
pleased to support the AWOMO Public Beta with
Tomb Raider: Legend, added Simon Protheroe, Online
Publishing Director of Eidos. "We're extremely
impressed with the speed advantages of the platform
and the overall quality of the consumer experience."