Paris - 2021-01-14
Team17 joins the growing ranks of publishers offering their games through Blacknut’s cloud gaming platform.
Games from Team17 will be available to all Blacknut customers, which currently span 33 countries, included in the monthly subscription fees with no extra cost. As with the rest of the family-friendly games featured on the cloud gaming catalogue, Team17’s games will be able to be accessed on PC, Mac, Android devices, Amazon FireTV plus selected models of Samsung Smart TV for a full cross-device experience.
Team17 is part of UK gaming history, with more than 30 years of game development and publishing under its belt. Millions of gamers have grown up playing the company’s titles, which includes everything from Alien Breed and The Escapists to the iconic Worms. Over the past six years, Team17 has expanded to become a multi-award-winning independent games label, launching titles developed internally and from its external development partners around the world, including Moving Out, Yoku’s Island Express, and of course, Overcooked!.
“We are very excited to welcome a publisher with as much heritage as Team17 to Blacknut’s cloud gaming catalogue,”
said Nabil Laredj, Director, Business Development & Licensing at Blacknut.
“Its games are known for a sense of fun and are perfect as family-friendly games that can’t help bringing a smile to your face.”
“Cloud gaming is an opportunity to reach new players and new audiences, and a way for people to play games beyond the existing PC/console dynamic,”
said Harley Homewood, at Team17.
“Overcooked! is a perfect introduction to our portfolio of games, and we look forward to working more closely with Blacknut in the future.”
Blacknut launched its cloud gaming platform in 2018, offering gamers unlimited access to hundreds of great games through a monthly subscription at www.blacknut.com.
As well as its direct-to-consumer service, Blacknut provides cloud gaming services that enables ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services and media companies to launch their own streaming games services quickly. Blacknut is already powering cloud gaming for TIMGAMES in Italy, Swisscom in Switzerland, Partner TV in Israel, AIS in Thailand and POST in Luxembourg.
About Blacknut - www.blacknut.com
Blacknut is the world's leading pure player cloud gaming service dedicated to the general public, distributed both direct to consumers and B2B through ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services & Media companies. Blacknut offers the largest catalogue of +400 premium games carefully selected for the whole family, all included in a monthly subscription. The service is now available across Europe, Asia & North America on a wide range of devices, including PC, mobiles, set-top-boxes and Smart TVs. Blacknut was founded in 2016 by Olivier Avaro (CEO) and is headquartered in Rennes, France, with offices in Paris, Seoul and San Francisco.
About Team17 Group plc
Founded in 1990, Team17 Group plc is a leading developer, video games label, and creative partner for developers around the world. Floated on AIM in 2018, Team17, with its extensive portfolio of over 100 titles, embodies the spirit of independent games. In addition to the award-winning Overcooked!, Yoku’s Island Express, and the iconic Worms, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2020, Team17 has helped bring critically acclaimed titles including Hell Let Loose, Moving Out, Golf With Your Friends, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair, Blasphemous, and The Escapists to gamers everywhere. Visit www.team17.com for more info.
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