Guillemot en UbiSoft houden zich nu bezig met zogenaamde (mobiele) WAP games. Hieronder het persberiggie dat ik ontving:Ubi Soft Entertainment and Guillemot Corporation are joining forces in the mobile telephone leisure and services sector to create LUDI WAP S.A.. LUDI WAP has two principal missions: - the first is to develop on-line games using I-Mode in Japan, and the WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) in Europe and the United States, as well as off-line games which will take advantage of the capacities of the new generation of telephones. The power of this new generation will allow them to carry high quality interactive content. - the second is to create a coherent family of I-Mode and WAP services, initially for Japan and Europe, and subsequently for the United States. LUDI WAP is targeting the entire mobile telephone market: 1 billion consumers by 2002, according to industry figures. LUDI WAP, based in Paris and Tokyo, will expand in the main European countries and the United States during the first half of 2000. The company will be offering digital content to operators, manufacturers and consumers in these countries; this content will be tailored to suit each country's technological standards and culture. LUDI WAP will enjoy all user rights to Ubi Soft Entertainment's games and the caracters featured in them. LUDI WAP will be in a position to offer gamers worldwide a strong and diverse content very rapidly. LUDI WAP will develop technical expertise, both in the current G2 technology and in the G3 generation, which will be launched in Japan in early 2001 and in Europe in early 2002. The initial fully paid up share capital will be 60 million French francs, 20% from Ubi Soft Entertainment, 20% from the Guillemot Corporation and 60% from the Guillemot family. LUDI WAP S.A. will be headed by Michel Guillemot, co-founder in 1985 and 1986 of Guillemot Corporation and of Ubi Soft Entertainment, and currently head of R&D at Ubi Soft. LUDI WAP aims to become one of the world's leaders in leisure applications and services for mobile telephones by 2002.Wat mogen we hier van verwachten? Een soort van on-line gameboy? We zullen zien...