CLIQ Digital AG

  • WKN: A0HHJR
  • ISIN: DE000A0HHJR3
  • Land: Deutschland

Nachricht vom 18.08.2021 | 09:00

Cliq Digital AG: CLIQ Digital significantly broadens its content offering by adding cloud gaming to its games category

DGAP-News: Cliq Digital AG / Key word(s): Product Launch
18.08.2021 / 09:00
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

  • 5-year, worldwide license agreement for Blacknut's multiscreen Cloud Gaming Service
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II and other Disney games amongst others to further attract members to the All-in-One portal
  • More than 500 premium cloud games with new titles added monthly
  • Members can transform any connected device into a high-resolution games console to play online with other gamers globally

CLIQ Digital AG (CLIQ.DE, ISIN: DE000A0HHJR3, WKN: A0HHJR), a leading digital lifestyle company, which provides streaming entertainment services to consumers worldwide with unlimited access to music, audiobooks, sports, movie and games content, has signed a five-year licensing agreement, which enables cloud gaming for more than 500 high quality games titles on its All-in-One portals across all operating countries from early 2022 on.

All-in-One portal members worldwide will be able to play cloud games on all Internet-enabled devices, including iOS devices. The technology thus enables CLIQ's members to play games without any prior download. The new cloud games do not require installation nor extra storage, have no in-game purchases and are available for all connection speeds from 6MB/s up to 5G.

According to data and analytics firm Ampere, 53% of all newly added games to the market (including console games such as xbox and playstation as well as online) were streaming only. This underlines the current demand of the market and proves that CLIQ's strategy is in line with market developments. According to Ampere, of all new titles added In July 2021, Blacknut accounted for the largest share with a total of 17%.

Blacknut's most popular genre is sports, accounting for more than 30% of overall playtime, but only 5% in total numbers. In terms of numbers the most popular genre is puzzles. The new cross-device, multi-genre games catalogue comprises titles from more than 60 international publishers, including Disney, Focus Home Interactive, Daedelic Entertainment, Milestone, Deep Silver, Crytek, Nacon and Gameloft. The award-winning line-up includes popular titles like "Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II", "LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga", "Modern Combat 5: Blackout", "Minion Rush: Despicable Me", "LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures", "Farming Simulator 19", and "Ken Follett: The Pillars of the Earth". Blacknut was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Brittany (Cesson-Sévigné). The company is currently active in more than 40 countries in Europe, Asia and North America.

According to Statista, mobile games constitute by far the biggest segment of the total video games market and have a huge growth potential for the coming years. Statista forecasts an annual growth rate of 10.02% (CAGR 2021-2025), resulting in a total projected market volume of US$160,639m by 2025.

Statement from Ben Bos, member of the Management Board:
"With this deal, CLIQ is adding an important segment to its games category to attract new members. We strive to entertain our subscribers with some of the most innovative entertainment services on the market. Our new cloud gaming add-on is fully integrated, convenient and unlimited - creating overall true value for our members. Offering this pioneering cloud gaming technology will boost the attractiveness of our games vertical significantly."

Financial calendar 2021:

3Q/9M 2021 Financial Statement & earnings call Tuesday 2 November 2021
 

For further information, please contact

CLIQ Digital AG

Investor Relations

Sebastian McCoskrie

+49 151 52043659

s.mccoskrie@cliqdigital.com

www.cliqdigital.ag/investors

Deekeling Arndt Advisors in Communications GmbH (PR advisor)

Daniela Münster

+49 174 3358111

daniela.muenster@deekeling-arndt.com

www.deekeling-arndt.com

About CLIQ Digital:

CLIQ Digital (www.cliqdigital.com) is a leading digital lifestyle company, which provides streaming entertainment services to consumers worldwide with unlimited access to music, audiobooks, games, sports and movie content. The company has a long-standing and successful history in expert digital marketing and offering niche products for the mass market at competitive prices. CLIQ Digital operates in over 30 countries and employs staff of 100 from 29 different nationalities as at 31 December 2020. The company is a valuable strategic business partner for networks, content producers as well as for publishers and payment service providers. CLIQ Digital is headquartered in Düsseldorf and has offices in Amsterdam, London, Paris, Barcelona and Tequesta, Florida. The company is listed in the Scale segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A0HHJR3) and is a constituent of the MSCI World Micro Cap Index.



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