Xfire Press Release 05.14.2008
For Immediate Release
XFIRE ONLINE GAME COMMUNITY CONTINUES UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH
SURPASSING TEN MILLION REGISTERED USER MARK
Free Service for PC and Console Game Players,
Xfire Offers a Quick and Easy Solution To Find and Play with Friends Online
MENLO PARK, CA - May 14, 2008 – Xfire, the fastest growing online gaming community in the world, announced today it recently crossed ten million registered users and supports over 1,200 of the most popular PC games worldwide. Xfire’s slogan - “Gaming Simplified” - has resonated well with gamers since 2004, when it first offered a quick and easy way for users to find and play games with their friends online. Today, Xfire has evolved to successfully meet the needs of millions of gamers in the ever-changing landscape of online games.
“Our ten million users make up an incredibly active and dedicated community logged over 16,000 years on Xfire in the month of April alone,” said Adam Boyden, General Manager, Xfire, Inc. “In addition, Xfire is helping gamers play online with their friends and offers a plethora of innovative features that keep them coming back for more.”
Xfire is a free product that provides valuable services to gamers that enrich their online game playing experiences, and is only a 4 MB download. Xfire has added a number of features to its initial product including hi-resolution video and screenshot capture, voice chat, file transfers, and more. In addition, Xfire has greatly enhanced its web offerings. The recently re-launched website provides users an instant “Activity Report” of their top friends, Clans & Guilds management tools and a seamless integration of stats, videos and screenshots between the gaming application and their Profile pages.
Xfire’s dedicated community is comprised of the highly sought after demographic of 18-34 year old males, making Xfire appealing to advertisers and partners. Xfire is also the largest host of live online gaming events and competitions on the Internet and partners with a variety of advertisers and Free 2 Play gaming publishers to bring its users new, relevant and exciting gaming content.
For more information about Xfire, log on to http://www.xfire.com
About Xfire, Inc.
Xfire, Inc. is one of the fastest growing online gaming platforms and communities in the world helping gamers to easily connect, chat, and play with their friends online. Xfire is a free service that allows gamers to easily browse for game servers, chat with friends through IM and voice chat and download the latest updates and additions to their favorite games. With more than ten million members in over 100 countries, Xfire is an international community connecting gamers across the globe. Xfire is a wholly owned subsidiary of MTV Networks and is based in Menlo Park, CA.
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