VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liquid Media Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Liquid”) (Nasdaq: YVR) is pleased to announce that it is expanding the scope of its relationship with A+E Networks, becoming the official operator of the free-to-play, card-collecting strategy game Knightfall™: Rivals, available on iTunes and Google Play.
Based upon the HISTORY® original drama series from A+E Studios, Knightfall™: Rivals has nearly 50,000 installs across its mobile platforms, a combined social footprint of over 300,000 followers across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and earns revenue through in-app purchases that advance gameplay. The game invites you to craft your own strategy and battle players in real time. With hundreds of unique cards to collect and more to follow as the second season’s storyline develops, the combinations are virtually limitless.
“Knightfall is a great example of A+E’s commitment to immersive world-building, bringing the history of the Knights Templar vividly to life,” said Joshua Jackson, Chairman of Liquid Media. “We are excited to have Knightfall: Rivals join Ancient Aliens: The Game as the premiere clients on Liquid’s studio-as-a-service platform, Open NuAge.”
“This compelling drama from HISTORY demonstrates how Intellectual Property can be monetized across platforms simultaneously. Season two recently premiered on HISTORY, season one is available via streaming on Netflix and the game is available on mobile devices,” said Daniel Cruz, Chief Financial Officer of Liquid. “Liquid recognizes that this value chain is important for our gaming slate, and with mobile being the fastest growing sector of the total gaming market - expected to reach 60% market share of consumer spend in 2019 - we are proud to work with A+E Networks on this latest title.”
Last week’s premiere (ep.204) was #6 in dramas, and #10 in all scripted cable TV (L+3). Season two of “Knightfall” airs Mondays at 10pm on HISTORY.
About Liquid Media Group Ltd.
Liquid is an entertainment company with a strong portfolio of content IP across creative industries, from video games to film and digital streaming services. Liquid is building the leading community for creative professionals, empowering storytellers to develop, produce, and distribute across channels and platforms.
About A+E Networks Digital Media Group
The A+E Networks® Digital Media group is constantly moving the industry forward with initiatives on every platform such as first-to-market TV Everywhere apps, popular social and mobile games, award-winning apps featuring custom content, and seamless social media integrations. As the only ad-supported non-sports network with TV Everywhere mobile apps on iOS, Android and Windows Phone and over-the-top-apps on Roku, Xbox 360, Apple TV and Amazon Fire, the A+E Networks has hit over 50 million Watch Apps downloads to-date. Web site traffic averages more than 30 million unique visitors per month and the A+E Networks products have been recognized with multiple Webby Awards and an induction into the Apple iPad Hall of Fame.
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