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<strong>Newsbrief:</strong> A German media company has significantly grown the presence of its video game subsidiary through a new partnership with MMO creator Sony Online Entertainment.

Frank Cifaldi, Contributor

January 11, 2012

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Newsbrief: A German media company has significantly grown the presence of its video game subsidiary through a new partnership with MMO creator Sony Online Entertainment. ProSiebenSat.1 Games has obtained Europe-wide exclusive rights to eight of Sony Online's top titles, as well as upcoming software that includes the next game in the EverQuest series. "The games business is one of the most important growth drivers on our path to becoming a digital entertainment powerhouse," said ProSiebenSat.1 Group's Christian Wegner in a statement. "The cooperation agreement with Sony Online Entertainment brings us a big step closer to our goal of becoming one of the top 3 publishers in Europe."

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Frank Cifaldi

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Frank Cifaldi is a freelance writer and contributing news editor at Gamasutra. His past credentials include being senior editor at 1UP.com, editorial director and community manager for Turner Broadcasting's GameTap games-on-demand service, and a contributing author to publications that include Edge, Wired, Nintendo Official Magazine UK and GamesIndustry.biz, among others. He can be reached at [email protected].

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