Jump Games in Man U Tie-up

Mobile games publisher and developer Jump Games has announced that it is open for business in Europe. The company has also revealed an exclusive global deal to design, develop and distribute mobile games with Manchester United Football Club, and says that further IP partnerships will be announced during the course of the year
Working with Jump Games, a leading games developer in the mobile space, will mean that fans will be able to extend their experience of Manchester United, increasing their knowledge and enjoyment of the brand, wherever they are in the world, says MUmobile Manager, Mike Dunphy.
The European launch and global announcement of Official Mobile Games Partner of Manchester United were announced at a launch party in London last night, at which Man United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson sent a video message, and ex-Manchester United and England player Paul Parker made an appearance. 
Jump Games says it will develop six Manchester United mobile games during 2008.
The first is Manchester United Word It! which will be available on all top operators globally. It will be priced at around 3.
Jump Games CEO, Salil Bhargava, says the company is pleased to be moving into a new phase for the business at a time when so much interest is focused on the mobile platform and its development beyond voice revenues.
Our experience in creating and distributing quality content in one of the fastest-growing, yet cost-savvy mobile societies in the world puts us in a great position to help brands launch new and exciting content to entertainment-hungry consumers of mobile content in Europe and globally, says Bhargava. Our association with Manchester United is the ideal platform for us to further strengthen our offerings and reach out to a much larger set of audiences worldwide.