In a press release from the German videogame publisher Gameforge, it was announced that they have signed a worldwide licensing agreement with CBS Consumer Products to publish free-to-play (F2P) browser games based on Star Trek.
The first games will be set in the original series timeline as well as in the “tumultuous and vibrant” timeline of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
“Securing such a high-profile license is an important step for Gameforge,” said Christoph Jennen, CFO of Gameforge. “We are proud that the quality of our games and publishing services enabled us to acquire a license of this caliber. Our upcoming Star Trek browser games will further expand our consumer base and market share on an international scale.”
“The popularity of Star Trek spans decades and is a testament to the richness and depth of the universe Gene Roddenberry created, at Gameforge, we put the same level of detail and dedication into our games,” said Ralf Adam, Vice President of Publishing at Gameforge. “Honoring the Star Trek legacy and providing the global community with an excellent free-to-play online browser game is something we are very dedicated to and excited about.”
Gameforge is one the largest independent global provider of online games. Located in Karlsruhe, Germany, Gameforge offers 20 games in more than 50 languages and more than 100 million registered users worldwide.